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Unformatted text preview: alexander (jra2623) – oldhomework 02 – Turner – (92510) 1 This printout should have 5 questions. Multiplechoice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A creature moves at a speed of 5 . 36 furlongs (not a very common unit of speed). If 1.0 furlong = 220 yards, 1 fortnight = 14 days, 1 yard = 0.9144 meter, and 1 day = 86400 sec, find the speed of the creature (which is probably a snail). 1. . 174718 m / s 2. 1 . 55989 × 10 9 m / s 3. . 000891419 m / s correct 4. 32229 . 1 m / s 5. 26947 . 6 m / s 6. 3 . 60988 × 10 6 m / s 7. 7 . 95861 × 10 6 m / s Explanation: v = parenleftbigg 5 . 36 furlongs fortnight parenrightbigg × parenleftbigg 220 yd furlong parenrightbigg × parenleftbigg . 9144 m yd parenrightbigg × parenleftbigg 1 fortnight 14 d parenrightbigg × parenleftbigg 1 d 86400 s parenrightbigg = 0 . 000891419 m / s ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PHY 302K taught by Professor Kaplunovsky during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas.
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