What is the speed of light?

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Problem Statement: I know that speed of light is 3000km per second
Relevant Equations: Is it true?

Can someone correct me if I 'm wrong,just interested thank-you
 

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Can someone correct me if I 'm wrong,just interested thank-you
 
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Well, it's 299 792 458##\text{ms}^{-1}##, or, equivalently 299 792,458##\text{kms}^{-1}##.
 
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Problem Statement: I know that speed of light is 3000km per second
Relevant Equations: Is it true?

Can someone correct me if I 'm wrong,just interested thank-you
You dropped a couple of zeroes. And this is the speed in a vacuum; it is slower in other media.
 
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You are off by a factor of 100.
It is 299,792 Km/s
 

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