(a) Calculate how many meters are in 1 inch. How many inches are in 1 m? (b) A mile is 5 280 feet and a foot is 12 inches. The speed of sound in the atmosphere at sea level is 345 m/s. Express the speed of sound in miles per second and miles per hour. (c) There is a delay between lightning and thunder in a storm, because light reaches us almost instantaneously, but sound is slower. How many meters, kilometers, and miles away is lightning if the sound reaches you 3.00 s after the light?

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(a) Calculate how many meters are in 1 inch. How many inches are in 1 m? (b) A mile is 5 280 feet and a foot is 12 inches. The speed of sound in the atmosphere at sea level is 345 m/s. Express the speed of sound in miles per second and miles per hour. (c) There is a delay between lightning and thunder in a storm, because light reaches us almost instantaneously, but sound is slower. How many meters, kilometers, and miles away is lightning if the sound reaches you 3.00 s after the light?

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