Grantham PHY220 Week 1 Assignment Problem 4

Problem 4

What is larger 4000 L or 4\times 10^5\:cm^3  (and you must show your reasoning.)

Solution:

There are 1000\:or\:1\times 10^3\:cm^3 in 1 L. So, in 4\times 10^5\:cm^3 there are 

4\times 10^5\:cm^3\times \left(\frac{1\:L}{1\times 10^3\:cm^3}\right)=400\:L

Therefore, the 4000 L is larger than 4\times 10^5\:cm^3.

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