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A crystallographer measures the horizontal spacing between molecules in a crystal. The spacing is 11.28nm. What is the total width of a crystal in millimeters 105 molecules across? Write your answer as a decimal.

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Step 1

Given,
Spacing between molecules = 11.28 nm
No. of molecules = 105

The...

Total width
11.28 nm x 105 = 1184.4 nm
Using conversion factor:
106 mm
1 nm
10 mm
.. 1184.4 nm
x 1184.4 nm
1 nm
- 0.0011844 mm
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Total width 11.28 nm x 105 = 1184.4 nm Using conversion factor: 106 mm 1 nm 10 mm .. 1184.4 nm x 1184.4 nm 1 nm - 0.0011844 mm

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