Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Appendix A - Questions for Appendix A - Numbers, Units, and Quantities - Page A.16: 9c


They needed to cube the conversion factor.

Work Step by Step

Since the conversion factor is not cubed, it will not cause the factor of meters to cancel out. By cubing the factor, we will be left with centimeters cubed, which is the desired unit.
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