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The DNA molecule has the shape of a double helix. The radius of each helix is about 10 angstroms (1 Å = 10−8 cm). Each helix rises about 34 Å during each complete turn, and there are about
2.9 × 108
complete turns. Estimate the length of each helix. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

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