Chapter 1, Problem 2.1RA

### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

# Confirm that a person swimming at the world record rate for the 50-m freestyle would travel 2.4 mm in one thousandth of a second.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The swimming at the world record rate in one-thousandth of a second is 2.4 mm has to be confirmed.

Concept Introduction:

Rate:

The distance travelled per unit time.

Rate = distance travelledtime taken

Explanation

The distance travelled is calculated as,

â€‚Â CalculateÂ theÂ rate:_Given:Â DistanceÂ  =Â  50Â mTimeÂ takenÂ  = Â 20.91Â sKnown:RateÂ  = Â distanceÂ travelledtimeÂ takenwhereas, = â€‰50Â m20

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