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The speed of light in a vacuum is 2.998×108 m/s. Calculate its speed in miles per hour (miles/h).

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Meter and miles are some common units of distance. Similarly, hours and seconds are units of time. Speed can be defined as the distance travel by the object at a certain time. It is measured in m/sec or miles/hour.

Step 2

Conversion factors are used to convert different units into each other. Conversion factors for the conversion of m/sec to miles/h are:

1 mile = 1609.34 meter

1 hour = 3600 sec

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Use these conversion factors to convert 2.998&tim...

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2.998x108 m 1 sec 3600 sec 67x108 miles/hour 1hour 1miles = 1609.34 m

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