Answer to Question #1245 in Algebra for Kb
a) The 1985 earthquake in Peru registered 7.7 on the Richter Scale. How many more times intense was the earthquake in Japan?
b) What would the Richter scale reading be of an earthquake that is only 0.01 times as intense as the earthquake in Japan?
b) It should be 8.9*0.01 = 0.089 on the Richter Scale.
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