One giraffe neuron has an axon 4.6 m long that extends from its toe to the base of its neck. How long will it take a nerve impulse to travel this distance at a speed of 75 m/s?

shadsiei 2021-01-08 Answered
One giraffe neuron has an axon 4.6 m long that extends from its toe to the base of its neck. How long will it take a nerve impulse to travel this distance at a speed of 75 m/s?
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Neelam Wainwright
Answered 2021-01-09 Author has 102 answers
d=rt where d is the distance, r is the rate (the speed), and tt is the time. Dividing both sides by r then gives t=dr If the impulse must travel a distance of d=4.6 m at a rate of r=75 m/s, then the time it will take is t=4.6750.061 seconds
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