# A lightyear is the distance light can travel in one year. If the sun is 150,000,000 km away, how many light years is the sun from the earth? Assume that light travels at a speed of #3.00 * 10^10 cm/s#. Thanks for any help!?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 22, 2016

First find out time taken by light to reach earth from Sun

#### Explanation:

distance divided by speed of light= 150,000,000/300,000= 500 seconds 8.3333

8.3 minutes

now divide this by 60 x 24 x 365.25. so you will get answer=

.000015823 light years.