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Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker

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*Adapted from “The International System of Units (SI),” National Bureau of Standards Special Publication 330, 1972 edition. The definitions above were adopted by the General Conference of Weights and Measures, an international body, on the dates shown. In this book we do not use the candela.

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*The values in this table were selected from the 1998 CODATA recommended values (www.physics.nist.gov).

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Some Distances from Earth

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The sun, Earth, and the Moon

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Some Properties of the planets

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