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How could 0.0000000004304 F be rewritten?a.4.304 pF b.430.4 pF c. 4.304 x 10-9 F...

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melissazamora7 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted May 10, 2012 at 4:16 PM via web

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How could 0.0000000004304 F be rewritten?

a.4.304 pF

b.430.4 pF

c. 4.304 x 10-9 F

d. 430.4 x 10-12 pF

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thilina-g | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted May 10, 2012 at 4:42 PM (Answer #1)

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0.0000000004304 F

This can be written in scientific form as folllows.

4.304 x 10^(-10) F.

Now let us consider about the metric system prefixes.

Some common ones are,

10^6 - M - Mega

10^3 - k - kilo

10^(-3) - m - mili

10^(-6) - micro

10^(-9) - n - nano

10^(-12) - p - pico

 

The above number can be written as,

4.304 x 10^(-10) F = 430.4 x 10^(-12) F

Now this is in the pico range. Therefore this can be written as 430.4 pF.

The answer is 430.4 pF or choice (b)

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted June 30, 2014 at 11:34 AM (Answer #2)

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b.430.4 pF

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