Unformatted text preview: equivalence statements: 1 km = 1000m 1 m = 1.094 yd 1760yd = 1 mi To make sure the process is clear, we will proceed step by step: Kilometers to Meters 1000m 10.0 km X 1 km: = 1.00 X 10 4 m Meters to Yards 1.094 yd 1.00 X 10 4 rn X = 1.094 X 10 4 yd 1m Note that we should have only three significant figures in the result. Since this is an intermediate result, however, we will carry the extra digit. Remember, round off only the final result. Yards to Miles =vt we round to the correct numnificant figures after each step e correct significant figures for lation. However, since you use ~~Tnr and combine steps on it, you d only at the end. 1mi 1.094 X 10 4 yd X 1760 yd = 6.216 mi Note in this case that 1 mi equals exactly 1760 yd by designation. Thus 1760 is an exact number....
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 Organic chemistry, Orders of magnitude, Metre, Yd, Units of length, following equivalence statements

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