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The speed of light in a vacuum is 2.998 x 10^8 m/s. What is the speed of light in miles per hour?
(1 km = 06214 miles)

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  1. You'll never get the correct answer without the correct conversion factor. Note carefully that you have no decimal. It should be
    1 km = 0.6214 miles
    1000 m = 1 km
    60 seconds = 1 minute
    60 minutes = 1 hour.
    2.998E8 m/s x (1 km/1000m) x (0.6214 miles/km) x (60 sec/min) x (60 min/hr) = ?

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  2. 6.68

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  3. 6.68 miles per hour

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