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anonymous
 one year ago
If the average speed of a helium atom at a certain temperature is 1230. m/s, what is the speed in miles per hour? (1mi =1609m)
anonymous
 one year ago
If the average speed of a helium atom at a certain temperature is 1230. m/s, what is the speed in miles per hour? (1mi =1609m)

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Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You just have to convert the units !

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need help setting up the problem, please.

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okai ! The helium atom goes 1230m in 1 s right/ We have to find it in miles per hour !

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[speed = Distance / time \]

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now we have to convert the units if 1 mile= 1609m 1230m would be equal to 1230/ 1609 miles right?

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So what do u get for miles >

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. I think I got it. So (1230m/1s) x (3600s/1h) x (1mi/1609m) = 2.752 x 10^3 mi/h

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What did I do wrong then?

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1U have to divide the distance by hours ! You have multiplied them !

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not really good at drawing it out on here. Sorry.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for helping me out!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The program took my answer.

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah it is 2.12 x 10^4 around ! Just calculate and see i ddnt go thru it muchl.
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