Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 7 - Sections 7.1-7.6 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 36

Answer

$4.3 yr$$\times\frac{365 d}{1 yr}\times\frac{24 h}{1 d}\times\frac{3600 s}{1 hr}\times\frac{3.00\times10^{8 m}}{1 s}\times\frac{1 km}{1000 m}$$ = $$4.1\times10^{13} km$

Work Step by Step

Use a series of conversion factors to convert years into seconds. Then use the speed of light as a conversion factor to convert from seconds into meters. Then convert meters into kilometers.
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