Problem: The radius of an atom of gold (Au) is about 1.35 Å.Express this distance in picometers (pm).

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Dimensional Analysis is simply a word problem dealing with unit conversions. It is designed to begin with your given value and to end with the unknown value we need to find. 

Given: 1.35 Å

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The radius of an atom of gold (Au) is about 1.35 Å.

Express this distance in picometers (pm).

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