ThatHippieKid
Light from the sun reaches Earth in 8.3 minutes. In how many minutes does light from the sun reach mars?
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KaileeBrowning
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You need to know the distance from Earth to mars first and then use Distance over time to get the speed
ThatHippieKid
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I have no idea how to do that.
KaileeBrowning
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It doesn't give you any more information?
ThatHippieKid
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Theres like a graph with planets on it. I'd rather not think
KaileeBrowning
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... attatch it here please
KaileeBrowning
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It's vital info
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ThatHippieKid
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Lol sorry Wrong one.
KaileeBrowning
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kay
ThatHippieKid
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KaileeBrowning
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Alright, so you know the difference between Mars and Earth is .52 AU right?
ThatHippieKid
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No?
ThatHippieKid
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I guess I do now lol
KaileeBrowning
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And you know that it took 8.3 minutes to go from sun to earth. So now you have to add in the extra .52 because it's more distance so it will take more time
ThatHippieKid
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Ok
KaileeBrowning
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So now you divide 8.3 by .52 and then you get your answer
ThatHippieKid
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Okaayy
KaileeBrowning
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So what did you get?
ThatHippieKid
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15. (hella numbers)
KaileeBrowning
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... yes. essentially
ThatHippieKid
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Thank you for your help lol.
KaileeBrowning
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yup