# Question #6e1cb

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

You want to find the total distance that the spaceship travels from Earth to Saturn.

From Earth to Mars is

So

Since the question wants it in meters, you have to multiply that by 1000 (1km=1000m)

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Assuming they flew in a straight line we can write the expression for the distance the spaceship as:

We can rewrite:

Substituting this gives:

Because

For all intents and purposes the distance from Earth to Mars is negligible and the distance from Earth to Saturn via Mars can be rounded to: