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Postby Guest » Fri Sep 10, 2004 5:15 am

Which of the following measurements is larger 1800 cm, 2.1 meters, or 0.0017 km
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Re: quick help please

Postby Knight » Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:32 pm

Anonymous wrote:Which of the following measurements is larger 1800 cm, 2.1 meters, or 0.0017 km

The easiest thing to find this out is to convert all of these measurements into the same units:

There are 100 centimeters to the meter, so 1800 cm = 18 meters
Threre are 1000 meters per kilometers, so 0.0017 km = 1.7 metes
Finally, you have 2.1 meters.

So: 1800 cm is the larger.
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