Suppose your hair grows at the rate 1/32 in. per day. Find the rate at which it grows in nanometers per second. Because the distance between atoms in a molecule is on the order of 0.1 nm your answer suggests how rapidly layers of atoms are assembled in this protein synthesis.
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