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Posted by **amy** on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 4:05pm.

E coli, a typical bacterius, is about 2 micrometers long. how many E coli could you line up, end-to-end, in one mm?

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**Damon**, Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 4:27pm2*10^-6 m long

1 mm = 10^-3 m

2 * 10^-6 n = 10^-3

2 n = 10^3 = 1000

n = 500

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**amy**, Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 7:06pmwould you please explain how you got this answer? Im not sure what the calculations are that you used. thank you so much.

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**amy**, Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 7:07pmWhat does ^ stand for?

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