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Problem: Distances in space are often quoted in units of light-years, the distance light travels in one year. How many meters is a light-year? 

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Speed of light:

c=2.998×108 m/s

Converting 1 year to seconds:

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Distances in space are often quoted in units of light-years, the distance light travels in one year. 

How many meters is a light-year? 


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