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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137
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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137

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Chapter 20, Problem 6E
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While picnicking on a summer day, you hear thunder 6 s after seeing a lightning flash from an approaching storm. Approximately how far away, in miles, is the storm?

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An Introduction to Physical Science
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