# I need help with conversions

by cwalker8184
Tags: science conversions
 P: 7 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Convert 8.2 x 10 to the 19 power pm to miles 2. Relevant equations Convert 1.5 ft to inches 3. The attempt at a solution I multiplied 8.2 x 10 to the 19 power times 10 to the negative 12 power and then divided it by 1609 and got 5.4 x 10 to the ninth power
 P: 16 Your question isnt very clear to me
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 Quote by cwalker8184 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Convert 8.2 x 10 to the 19 power pm to miles 2. Relevant equations Convert 1.5 ft to inches 3. The attempt at a solution I multiplied 8.2 x 10 to the 19 power times 10 to the negative 12 power and then divided it by 1609 and got 5.4 x 10 to the ninth power
 Quote by rh23 Your question isnt very clear to me
Not clear to me either. What's a "pm"? Some distance measurement?

Also, if you click the Sigma symbol in the Advanced Reply menu, you can put your equations into LaTeX to make them clearer. Like:

$$D = 8.2 * 10^{19}$$

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I need help with conversions

 Quote by berkeman Not clear to me either. What's a "pm"? Some distance measurement?
I believe that "pm" would stand for "picometers". The op can correct me if I am wrong.

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