The conversion factor relating miles to meters is 1 mile= 1610m

The speed of light is 3.00×10^8 m/s. How fast is this in miles per hour (miles/h \rm miles/h)?

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  1. 3E8 m/s x (1 mi/1610m) x (60 s/min) x (60 min/hour) = ?

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  2. 1234

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  3. 6.71 x 10^8

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