# Chemistry

The speed of light is 3.00x 10^8 m/s . How fast is this in miles per hour (miles/h)? Use the conversion . 1mile =1610m

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1. 3.00X10^8 m X 1mileX 60secX60min
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1secX1610mX1minX1hr.

equals mile/hr.

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2. did you get the anwser to this

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3. 6.71*10^8

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4. 3600 seconds in an hour

3.00E8 * 3600 / 1610

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