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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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Textbook Problem

The speed of light is about 3.00 × 108 m/s. Convert this figure to miles per hour.

To determine
The speed of light in miles per hour.

Explanation

Given Info: The speed of light (c) is 3.00×108m/s .

From unit transformation,

3600s=1h

1km=103m

1mi=1.609km

Calculating the speed of light in mile per hour unit,

c=(3×108m/s)(3600s1 </

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