Angstrom

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Kallista McCarty 1C
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Angstrom

Postby Kallista McCarty 1C » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:27 pm

Express the bond length of 110 pm in Angstroms. What would be the value of wavelength of 700 nm in Angstroms?

Christineg1G
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Re: Angstrom

Postby Christineg1G » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:31 pm

700 nm would be 7000 angstrom
(1nm is equal to 10 angstrom)

Sarah Nichols 4C
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Re: Angstrom

Postby Sarah Nichols 4C » Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:36 pm

The easiest way for me to do conversion problems like this is to be able to visualize them using dimensional analysis, so you would set up the problem
110 pm x (1m/10^-12pm) x (1 angstrom/10^-10m) that way the units cancel and you are left with your answer in angstrom


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