Metric Prefixes are “labels” that can be placed in front of base units. Whenever using the metric prefix chart, remember that “1” is associated with the metric prefix.
An atom of rhodium (Rh) has a diameter of about 2.7 x 10–8 cm. How many Rh atoms would have to be placed side by side to span a distance of 5.5 m?
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