February 25, 2017

Homework Help: order of magnitude estimate

Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 8:46am.

Which of the following is the best order of magnitude estimate in meters of the height of a mountain?
a) 1 m
b) 10 m
c) 100 m
d) 1000 m

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I perosnally think that it is d is that correct?

As an order of magnitude, it is probably the best. 1000m can mean 500 m to 5000m

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