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How Many Feet in a Mile

Ever wondered how many feet are in a mile well the answer is 5,280. At least that is the answer unless you are talking about nautical miles then the answer is different. So how many feet are in a nautical mile approximately 6,076 miles. The nautical mile was adopted in 1929 at the Hydrographic conference held in Monaco. In actuality the nautical miles is 1,8 ...

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How Many Liters in a Gallon of Water

1 US gallon = 3.7854118 liters 1 Imperial gallon = 4.54609 liters also 1 Liter = 0.26417 Gallons The gallon is a common unit of liquid measure though it can also be used to determine volume of some dry substances. The literis a unit of volume from the metric system. This difference may cause problems in converting gallons to liters and vice versa. There are ...

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How Many Light Years Away is The Sun

The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year, approximately 9.46 trillion (9.46 × 1012) kilometers or 5.88 trillion (5.88 × 1012) miles. Informal. A long way. Often used in the plural: a small town light-years away from the action of the capital. 5,878,625,373,183.61 statute miles = 1 light-year The sun is 93 million miles away from this planet. T ...

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How Many Balloons to Lift a Person

This depends on the size (shape, too) and weight of the balloons. A good rule of thumb is that a liter of Helium will lift around a gram - or 1000 liters of gaseous Helium to lift a kilogram. (This is calculated subtracting the helium density from the air density of 1.204 g/L - 0.179 g/L) = 1.025 g/L net lift. Estimating a not-to-small party balloon (11-inch ...

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How Many Stars Are in the Universe

Outer-space is considered infinitely big, meaning that even if it does end somewhere, that place is so far away that we’ll probably never know it exists! In order to study about outer-space more easily, scientists divide it up into “galaxies,” which refer to the groupings of millions of stars and particles of dust and gas that are all in one place together. ...

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