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Geology please help?
Part 1.c. Assuming someone born today lives to the age of 100, how much wider will the Atlantic Ocean become during his or her lifetime?
a. 3 cm
b. 333 cm
c. 0.3 cm
d. 3,330 cm
- Anonymous2 months ago
So without knowing the current expansion of the ocean today, just how are we supposed to calculate this - are we supposed to research it for you, yet you probably have that information in your homework somewhere.
Perhaps in Part 1.a or Part 1.b...?
- az_lenderLv 72 months ago
USGS is giving 2.5 cm/yr as the spreading rate of the mid-Atlantic ridge, so in 100 years the ocean would become 2.5 m wider. Apparently your textbook gave a different spreading rate, but I'm going to say the answer they want is 333 cm (3.33 m).