The speed of light is 2.99792458 x 10^8 meters/second. What is this speed in miles per hour? (There are 1609 meters in one mile).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I used dimensional analysis to get here:(2.99792458 x 10^8 meters/second) * (1 mile /1609 meters) * (3600 seconds / 1 hour)

My question is, what do I do with this next stepy: (2.99792458 x 10^8)(3600)

For some reason, scientific notation throws me off completely. Do I just enter this into a calculator from here or can I simplify this further?

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# Homework Help: Simple Scientific Notation

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