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Homework Help: What fraction of a centimeter equals 1.0 micrometers

  1. Aug 20, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    what fraction of a centimeter equals 1.0 micrometers


    2. Relevant equations
    prefix for SI units


    3. The attempt at a solution
    here's what i did,
    centi c 10^-2
    milli m 10^-3
    micro u 10^-6

    i started from centi and moved down twice and moved my decimal two more spots to the left and got 10^-4, is that the right way to do it
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2008 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Correct
     
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