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  • one year ago

The speed of light is 3 x 105 kilometers per second. What is that in standard form?

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  1. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    HI!!

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hi(:

  3. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    i bet it is \[3\times 10^5\]right?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yup!

  5. misty1212
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    that means a 3 followed by 5 zeros

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ohhhh!

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So would it be 0.00003?

  8. misty1212
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    oh no

  9. anonymous
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    Other way around?

  10. misty1212
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    0.000003 is a little itty bitty number

  11. misty1212
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    the speed of light is a large number

  12. misty1212
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    it is a 3 FOLLOWED by 5 zeros

  13. anonymous
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    300,000

  14. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    that's the one!

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you!!

  16. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    \[\color\magenta\heartsuit\]

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