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Homework1 - Homework 1 Astronomy 191 Spring 2008 We will be...

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Homework 1 Astronomy 191 Spring 2008 We will be covering this material over the next week.  Your answers to these questions are due  at the start of class, Tuesday, January 29.  Late work is accepted with a 10% deduction for each  day it’s late.   If you need some brushing up or additional practice on the topic of scientific  notation, check the folder for Chapter 1 on Blackboard and have a look at Box1.2 in Chapter 1. 1. How many seconds have you been alive?  I’m more interested in the process for this  type of question than the answer, so please show your work.  In particular, working out  the multiplication and  then  expressing your answer in scientific notation is NOT  acceptable - you should be  using  scientific notation to do these calculations. a. There 31,600,000 seconds in a year. b.
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