College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 1 - Problems: 73

Answer

(a) The length of the whale is 33.5 meters. (b) The whale has a length of 4.2 buses.

Work Step by Step

(a) The length of the whale: $(1.10\times 10^2~ft) \times \frac{1~m}{3.28~ft} = 33.5~m$ The length of the whale is 33.5 meters. (b) $33.5 ~m \times \frac{1~bus}{8.0~m} = 4.2~buses$ The whale has a length of 4.2 buses.
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