Chapter 1, Problem 6RPS

### 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

# 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

â€‚Â TheÂ appropriateÂ conversionÂ ofÂ distance:Given:â€‰19Â cm1cmÂ =Â 10Â mmÂ whereas,19Â cmÂ is,=Â 19Â cmÂ Ã—â€‰â€‰10mmÂ =Â 190Â mmÂ

The obtained length in millimeter is 190Â mm

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