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There are mirrors on the moon on which pulses of light can be transmitted and the time recorded to determine the distance between the moon and the Earth. If a pulse of light is sent to the moon and completes the round-trip in 2.562s, calculate the distance from the Earth to the Moon.
- oubaasLv 71 month ago
distance d = c*t/2 = 150,000*2.562 = 384,300 km
- Anonymous1 month ago
Divide the time by two and multiply it by the speed of light. Magic!