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How fast do your fingernails grow, or your hair? Convert this into miles per hour.

Question:

How fast do your fingernails grow, or your hair? Convert this into miles per hour.

Unit of Measurement:

Units are used to give us a measurement of the values of any physical quantities.

We use a specific unit of measurement for all quantities so that it gives us a proper understanding of the magnitude of the physical quantity.

Like the distance between two cities are measured using kilometers and not in millimeters.

Answer and Explanation:

PART A

The growth rate of fingernails is

{eq}\begin{align*} r_n&= 2.5 \ mm \ per \ month\\\\ &=\frac{2.5 \ mm}{1 \ month}\\ & = \frac{2.5...

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