Wal-Mart Tops the Fortune 500 List

Wal-Mart tops Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. Rounding out the top 10: Exxon Mobil, General Motors, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Ford Motor, Citigroup, Bank of America Corp., and American Intl. Group. Fortune's ranking is according to revenue. The biggest gainer on the list was Tempe-based US Airways Inc moving up 208 places to 216.

Exercises
  1. Wal-Mart's revenues were listed as $351,139.0 million compared to Exxon Mobil's revenues of $347,254.0 million. Wal-Mart's revenues are ______% higher than Exxon Mobil's revenues.

  2. US Airways' revenues were listed as $11,557.0 million, which when written in scientific notation is __________________.

  3. Verizon Communications was 13th on the list with revenues of $93,221.0. Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffet's company) was 12th on the list with revenues of $98,539.0 million. Verizon's revenues are %________ less than Berkshire Hathaway's revenues.

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Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 16 April 2007

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