# How many kilometers are in a light year?

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Feb 22, 2016

light year is the distance traveled by light in one year.

#### Explanation:

#color(purple)(300,000xx 365.242 xx24 xx60 xx60#

Apr 10, 2016

#### Explanation:

Remember that:One light year is the distance travelled by light in one year

And,

#color(brown)(1# #color(brown)(light# #color(brown)(year~~9.46*10^15m#

Now we need to convert Metres into Kilometres

#color(purple)(1km=1000m #

So,

Remember that, if a positive exponent in the denominator goes to the numerator it becomes a negative exponent

Remember