## Angstrom Conversion

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Kallista McCarty 1C
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### Angstrom Conversion

How do you convert units into Angstroms?

905416023
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

It is 1 angstrom to 10^-10 m

Jordan Young 2J
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

1 Angstrom is equal to 10^-10m so if you have a wavelength, for example, you can convert it from meters to angstroms with that conversion factor.

Norman Dis4C
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

Convert anything to meter first before you convert it to another unit. For example, one nanometer is 10^-9 meter, which is 10 Angstrom.

Rebecca Remple 1C
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

Hi Kallista,

I agree with all of the previous responses, especially with Norman's advice. If you have any trouble remembering the specific conversions (e.g. picometers, nanometers, etc.) I wanted to let you know that they're all in Dr. Lavelle's "Constants and Equations" sheet! Don't worry too much about memorization, but it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with these measurements so you can solve these types of questions more efficiently :) I hope this helps!

-Rebecca

annikaying
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

An angstrom is equivalent to 1 x 10^-10 m. I personally compare the values of 10^x to see which way the decimal point needs to move to be in angstroms.

Brandon Valafar
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

The angstrom conversion is 10e-10. The easiest way to convert for me is to convert from whatever unit it is to meters, and then from meters to angstroms so you don't get confused with the other conversion factors.

Merin Padayatty 3G
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

An angstrom is equivalent to 1*10^(-10) meters and is usually used to measure bond length.

alex_4l
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

Would it be possible for someone to post a worked out example of converting something to angstrom? I just want to make sure I'm doing the conversion correctly, thank you!

Shanzey
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

alex_4C wrote:Would it be possible for someone to post a worked out example of converting something to angstrom? I just want to make sure I'm doing the conversion correctly, thank you!

For example, if you wanted to convert 1.91 meters into Angstroms, you would do 1.91m*(10^-10 Angstroms/1m), which equals 1.91x10^-10 Angstroms

alex_4l
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

Shanzey wrote:
alex_4C wrote:Would it be possible for someone to post a worked out example of converting something to angstrom? I just want to make sure I'm doing the conversion correctly, thank you!

For example, if you wanted to convert 1.91 meters into Angstroms, you would do 1.91m*(10^-10 Angstroms/1m), which equals 1.91x10^-10 Angstroms

Thank you for the clarification!

Alan Cornejo 1a
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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

905416023 wrote:It is 1 angstrom to 10^-10 m

correct answer

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### Re: Angstrom Conversion

1 Angstrom is equal to 10^-10 meters

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