General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 1 - Matter: Its Properties and Measurement - Exercises - Units of Measurement: 33

Answer

h= 1.5 m

Work Step by Step

h = 15 hands 1 hand = 4 inches, so 15 hands = 15 * 4 inches = 60 inches. So h = 60 inches. 1 inch = 2.54 cm, so 60 inches = 60 * 2.54 cm = 152.4 cm. So h = 152.4 cm = 1.524 m Rounding to 2 significant figures gives 1.5 m
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