   Chapter 1, Problem 6RPS

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

The average lead pencil, new and unused, is 19 cm long. What is its length in millimeters? In meters?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The distance from kilometer to meter and miles has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Conversion of centimeter to Millimeter: 1centimetre = 10 millimetre

Conversion of centimeter to Meter: 1Centimetre = 0.01 Metre

Explanation

Conversion of centimeter to Millimeter:

The conversion of centimeter to millimeter is done as

The appropriate conversion of distance:Given:19 cm1cm = 10 mm whereas,19 cm is,= 19 cm ×10mm = 190 mm

The obtained length in millimeter is 190 mm

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