anonymous
  • anonymous
Can anyone explain how to solve this? Given that light travels 186,000 miles in 1 second and that it takes 8 minutes for light to travel from the Sun to Earth, calculate the distance, in miles, from the Sun to Earth. A. 0.00258 miles B. 1,395,000 miles C. 8,928 miles D. 387.5 miles E. 89,280,000 miles
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anonymous
  • anonymous
the answer is E distance = speed * time in the ques, unit of speed is mile/sec. unit of time is min..............convert this into seconds my multiplying with 60 and put the data in the formula, you will have the answer. E
anonymous
  • anonymous
distance = 186,000 * 60
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
no.. it is 186,000 * 8 * 60
anonymous
  • anonymous
time = 8 minutes = 8 * 60 seconds...
anonymous
  • anonymous
so you will multiply the speed with this time.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I get it now! Thank you so much for explaining!!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
yw :)

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