High School Science Activity: Velocity

What is the velocity in meters per second of a jet traveling from Washington, DC to Orlando, Florida if the total distance is 1200 km and the trip takes 1 hour? At first glance this problem can seem exceptionally hard. But by following the seven steps below, any problem that asks you to convert using Standard Units of Measurement should be a cinch.

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This activity can be found in our High School Chemistry course.

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This course surveys all key areas of chemistry, including atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactions, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, organic chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The course includes direct online instruction, virtual laboratories, and related assessments, used with a problem-solving book.

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