Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Measurement, Estimating - Problems: 20

Answer

7.27 percent.

Work Step by Step

One mile is 1609 m, which is 109 m longer than a 1500 m race. Percentage longer = $\frac{109 m}{1500 m} \times 100 \%=7.27 \%$
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