# Physics

The North American and European continents are moving apart at a rate of about 3.0 cm/yr. At this rate how many years will it take them to drift 500.0 km farther apart than they are present?

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1. d = 3cm/yr * T = 5.0*10^7 cm.
T = 1.67*10^7 years.

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