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Spring98
 one year ago
Which is the more reasonable measurement of the distance between the tracks on a CD:
1.6 • 10^–3 mm or 1.6 • 10^3 mm? Justify your answer.
Spring98
 one year ago
Which is the more reasonable measurement of the distance between the tracks on a CD: 1.6 • 10^–3 mm or 1.6 • 10^3 mm? Justify your answer.

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Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@mathlover2014 can you plz help me? i will medal. :)

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the distance between them is too small to be seen so its going to be a lot less than 1 mm

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you familiar with negative exponents?

Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so is it this 1.6 • 10^3

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.110^3 = 1/1000 or 0.001

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No  its one of the 2 options in your questiion. The numbers I gave were only examples.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1 to help you learn the difference between positive and negative exponents.

Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ya i know but the negative on will be to small so it will be 1.6 • 10^3 mm

Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@welshfella am i right?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1NO 1.6 * 10^3 = 1,600 mm which is the same as 1.6 meters

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1check my first post

Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the answer will be 1.6 • 10^–3 mm

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well have a look at a CD . Can you see the distance between the tracks/

Spring98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@welshfella would it because the other one would be to big for the tracks of a CD?
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