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A - Explain Lightning Fatalities
- Hypothesize why most lightning fatalities occur at the beginning or
end of a thunderstorm, rather than during the worst part of the storm.
B - Math Applications
- If a lightning flash is seen 12 seconds before the thunder is heard,
about how far away did the lightning strike?
- There are 5,280 feet per mile. Use the "flash to bang" rule
to figure out the speed of sound in feet per second.
- There are 2.54 centimeters per inch, 12 inches per foot, and 100 centimeters
per meter. Convert your answer in Number 2 above to meters