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1 Micron is equal to __________(a)1/100mm(b)1/1,000mm(c)1/10,000mm(d)1/1,00,000mm

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Hint: Micron is the unit of measurement used to measure the size of bacterial cells.

Complete answer:
-The symbol μm is used to denote a micron.
-A micrometer can be measured using a micrometer screw-gauge.
-A micron is a unit of measurement, it is very difficult to visualize a micron but is a very important unit of measurement.
-One micron is a millionth part of a meter, this means when a meter is divided into million equal parts the length of one part is a micron.
-The measurement micron is used to measure bacterial cells, the thickness of plastics, and water filters.
-Micron Water filters filter out bacteria, larger mineral salts from water, etc. In these filters, micron-size determines its efficiency.
-The micrometer is also used to measure the diameter of colloidal particles.
One micron is 1/1,000mm.
So the correct answer is 1/1,000mm.

Note: Here is a table with a list of factors to measure the length in terms of meter.
 Sr.no Factor Prefix Symbol 1 10-3 milli m 2 10+3 kilo k 3 10-6 micro μ 4 10+6 mega M 5 10-9 nano n 6 10+9 giga G 7 10-12 pico p 8 10+12 tetra T 9 10-2 centi c 10 10+2 hecto h 11 10-1 deci d 12 10+1 deca da