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Unformatted text preview: sanchez (es25396) – Homework #1 – guevara – (130101) 1 This print-out should have 8 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. Recommended submission date/time - June 9, 2009, before 11 pm. 001 (part 1 of 3) 10.0 points Express the length of a 110 yd dash in meters. Correct answer: 100 . 584 m. Explanation: Since 1 yd = 0 . 9144 m, ℓ = (110 yd) parenleftbigg . 9144 m 1 yd parenrightbigg = 100 . 584 m . 002 (part 2 of 3) 10.0 points Express the length of a marathon run of 26 mi 385 yd in meters. Correct answer: 42186 m. Explanation: Since 1 mi = 1609 m and 1 yd = 0 . 9144 m, ℓ = (26 mi) parenleftbigg 1609 m 1 mi parenrightbigg + (385 yd) parenleftbigg . 9144 m 1 yd parenrightbigg = 42186 m . 003 (part 3 of 3) 10.0 points Express the distance (3273 mi) from Seattle, Washington, to Miami, Florida. Correct answer: 5 . 26626 × 10 6 m....
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## This note was uploaded on 07/30/2009 for the course PHYS 1301 taught by Professor Guevara during the Spring '09 term at Texas A&M.

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