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  • one year ago

Factor Label Help!!! Using the fact that a light year is the distance light travels in one year, calculate the volume of space in cubic miles that is equal to 1 cubic light year (the speed of light is 186000 miles/second)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    See if you can figure it out The miles has 3 in the exponent since it is cubed. The unit for the answer is cubic miles traveled in a light year. (mi^3/yr)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I gave you a hint because of the way I put plurals in the units.

  3. kmcunningham
    • one year ago
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    I can probably take it from here. Thank you SO much omg.

  4. kmcunningham
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    wait which units am I cubing?

  5. anonymous
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    The miles is already cubed for you. Miles would be the unit to cubed though since they are looking for miles cubed. Ah ok. Good luck solving it. You can ask me for help if you are finished.

  6. kmcunningham
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    thank you

  7. anonymous
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    Yes, have fun figuring the cubic miles!

  8. kmcunningham
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    wait, do i cube the 186000?

  9. kmcunningham
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    so it would be to 3 sig figs 2.03x10^23 mi^3/yr ?

  10. anonymous
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    Wait I take that back you dont cube anything until you find the miles traveled in a light year.

  11. anonymous
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    so (186000 miles x 60seconds x 60 minutes x 24 hours x 365days)^3 Units would be in cubic miles.

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