Geology, please help!!?

(Q002) Part 2.a. The Himalayas now reach an elevation of 8.8 km, and radiometric dating suggests that their uplift began about 45 million years ago. Assuming a constant rate of uplift, how fast did the Himalayas rise? Give your answer in kilometers, meters, and millimeters.

 a. 5.11 × 106 km/yr; 5.11 × 109 m/yr; 5.11 × 1012 mm/yr

 b. 5.11 × 103 km/yr; 5.11 × 106 m/yr; 5.11 × 109 mm/yr

 c. 1.96 × 10–7 km/yr; 1.96 × 10–4 m/yr; 1.96 × 10–1 mm/yr

 d. 1.96 × 10–1 km/yr; 1.96 × 102 m/yr; 1.96 × 105 mm/yr

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  • 1 month ago

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    1 month ago

    Simple math problem. 

    Himalayas have gown 8.8 km in 45,000,000 years, so how much is that per year? 

    Just divide 8.8 km by 45,000,000. 

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