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A red blood cell has a diameter of 7.5 in (micrometers). What is this dimension in meters,nanometers, and picometers?

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Step 1

Given, diameter = 7.5 micrometers

Conversion of micrometers (µm) to meters (m) can be done as:

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Conversion factor, 1 um 10 m 10 6 m7.5 m 7.5 um 1 um -7.5 x 106 m

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Conversion of micrometers (µm) to nanometers (nm) can be done as:

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Conversion factor, 1 um = 103 nm 103 nm x 7.5 um . 7.5 um 1 um = 7.5 x 103 nm = 7500 nm

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Conversion of micrometers (µm) to...

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Conversion factor, 1 um 106 pm 106 pm 7.5 um 7.5 um 1 Hm 7.5 x 10 pm

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