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Anastasia CampbellDue 02/07/2020Chapter 3In Chapter 3, answer questions 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 30, 35, 56, & 63Does It Seem Reasonable?Suppose that, some day in the future, you heard the following announcements. (These arenot real discoveries.) In each case, use what you’ve learned in this chapter to decidewhether the announcement seems reasonable or difficult to believe. Explain clearly;because not all of these have definitive answers, your explanation is more important thanyour chosen answer.21) The Voyager 2 spaceship, launched in 1977, has just crash-landed on a planet orbitinganother star.This statement is reasonable as there are multiple stars in our solar system.
22) At a middle school talent show, 14-year-old Sam Smally read off the names he had givento each of the 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.This statement is difficult to believethat Sam would read 100 billion stars at a talent show but him naming and listing each star is notdifficult to believe.
names. Do that for a hundred years and you are only at 3 billion. Nowhere near the 100 billionnames you would need. Also, only a small fraction of stars even has names. Even if you count

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Term
Spring
Professor
DavidR.DeGraff
Tags
Solar System, Planet

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