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Converting Micrometers to Meters

Converting Micrometers to Meters


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This example problem demonstrates how to convert micrometers to meters.

Problem:

Human hair has a thickness that averages approximately 80 micrometers. What is this diameter in meters?

Solution:

1 meter = 106 micrometers
Set up the conversion so the desired unit will be cancelled out. In this case, we want m to be the remaining unit.
distance in m = (distance in μm) x (1 m/106 μm)
**Note: 1/106 = 10-6**
distance in m = (80 x 10-6) m
distance in m = 8 x 10-5 m or 0.00008 m

Answer:

80 micrometers is equal to 8 x 10-5 or 0.00008 meters.

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