AP1200_Ch2_OrderOfMagnitude-2007

# AP1200_Ch2_OrderOfMagnitude-2007 - AP1200 Foundation...

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Consider this proposition by your friend: he invites you to walk (yes, walk!) from Hong Kong to Shanghai. Your first question may be: can this be done in a reasonable time? If not, you can abandon the idea before doing more planning. To decide this, you need to make a rough estimate of the time needed to walk from Hong Kong to Shanghai. That time can be calculated if you know the rough distance and your rough walking speed. So let’s make very rough guesses for these quantities:
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## This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course AP 1200 taught by Professor Michela.vanhove during the Spring '10 term at City University of Hong Kong.

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