Problem: Each of the measurements below describes length. Rank them from longest length to shortest length.1x10^4cm, 1mile, 50in, 10m

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We are asked to rank the following measurement from the longest to the shortest length

1x104cm, 1mile, 50in, 10m


We will convert all of the measurement to m

1 cm = 10-2 m

1 mile = 1609 m

1 in  = 2.54 cm


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Each of the measurements below describes length. Rank them from longest length to shortest length.
1x10^4cm, 1mile, 50in, 10m

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