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The metre is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,459 second. Why didn't people chose some easier number such as 1/300,000,000 second ? Why not 1 second ??

Asked by nitishkrnehu09 26th June 2016, 4:35 PM
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Hi,

Kindly refer to the following link:

http://www.topperlearning.com/forums/ask-experts-19/the-metre-is-defined-as-the-distance-travelled-by-light-in-1-physics-units-and-measurement-significant-figures-and-dimensions-81593/reply

Answered by Expert 4th July 2016, 6:34 PM
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