A radio wave travels 186000 miles per sec, how many kilometers will the wave travel in one microsecond if 1 mile=1.61 km.
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A radio wave travels 186000 miles per second. 1 mile is equivalent to 1.61 km. 186000 miles is equivalent to 186000*1.61 = 299460 km.
The radio wave travels 299460 km per second. It travels 299460*10^-6 = 0.299460 km in one microsecond.
A radio wave travels 0.299460 km in one microsecond.
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Speed of radio wave = 186000 miles/second
=> 186000*1.61 = 299460 km per second
1 microsecond = 10^(-6) second
Distance covered = speed*time = 299460*10^(-6)
=> = 299460/1000000 = 0.299460 km = 299.460 meters
Radio wave travels 0.299460 km i.e. 299.460 meters in a microsecond
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