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1. Figure 2 shows a drawing of a bacterial cell. Use the scale to determine the length of the bacterial cell in micrometers. Picture of question is in the thread
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2. Use a ruler to find how much cm/mm is the 2micrmometer scale. Then measure the whole thing and finally convert the units.
3. (Original post by mdmdwwdwdwd)
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4. (Original post by Chocolate...s)
Use a ruler to find how much cm/mm is the 2micrmometer scale. Then measure the whole thing and finally convert the units.
Thank you but what way is the length, how tall it is or how wide it is??
5. If you look closely, you may need glasses to do this, it says the word 'length' along the top of the diagram, indicating that length is the distance along the horizontal.
6. (Original post by mdmdwwdwdwd)
Thank you but what way is the length, how tall it is or how wide it is??
Width. You should get somewhere between 8-9 micrometres
7. (Original post by Chocolate...s)
Width. You should get somewhere between 8-9 micrometres
Thank you, but in the test what if they don’t specify what way the length is?
8. (Original post by mdmdwwdwdwd)
Thank you, but in the test what if they don’t specify what way the length is?
By convention, length is always the longest side.

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