Problem: 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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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

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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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