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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

Estimate the order of magnitude of the length, in meters, of each of the following; (a) a mouse, (b) a pool cue, (c) a basketball court, (d) an elephant, (e) a city block.

(a)

To determine
The length of mouse.

Answer

The length of mouse is one tenth of a meter.

Explanation

Length is the measurement of distance between the two ends of an object. Its SI unit is meter.

Approximately, a mouse is of length equal to one tenth of a meter. The length is 0.1 m.

(b)

To determine
The length of pool cue.

Answer
The length of mouse is one meter.

Explanation

Length is the measurement of distance between the two ends of an object. Its SI unit is meter

Approximately, a pool cue is of length equal to one meter. The length is 1 m.

(c)

To determine
The length of basketball court.

Answer
The length of mouse is one hundred meter.

Explanation

Length is the measurement of distance between the two ends of an object. Its SI unit is meter.

Approximately, a basketball court is of length equal to one hundred meter. The length is 100 m.

(d)

To determine
The length of a city block.

Answer

The length of mouse is one hundred meter.

Explanation

Length is the measurement of distance between the two ends of an object. Its SI unit is meter.

Approximately, a city block is of length equal to one hundred meter. The length is 100 m.

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