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James Petersen
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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Two plates are diverging and both are moving at a rate of 3 centimeters per year. How long will it take for them to move 100 kilometers apart?

To determine

The time taken for the two plates to move 100 kilometers apart if the rate of divergence is 3 centimeters per year.

Explanation

Each divergent plate is moving at the rate of 3 centimeters per year. Hence, they move together by 6 cm. 100 kilometers is equal to 10000000 centimeters...

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