The speed of light is $\displaystyle {3 x 10^8 }$ m/sec. How long does it take light to travel the $\displaystyle {149 x 10^9}$ m distance from the sun to the earth?

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- Oct 1st 2008, 07:07 PMPhreshSpeed of Light.....Solving A Word Problem..Help!
The speed of light is $\displaystyle {3 x 10^8 }$ m/sec. How long does it take light to travel the $\displaystyle {149 x 10^9}$ m distance from the sun to the earth?

- Oct 1st 2008, 07:09 PMChris L T521
- Oct 1st 2008, 07:22 PMPhresh
okay umm i got 497 seconds is that correct?

- Oct 1st 2008, 07:31 PMjohn11235
- Oct 1st 2008, 07:36 PMChris L T521