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Atoms are extremely small. Carbon atoms are no exception. They have a radius of $1.7 \times 10^{-10} \text{ m}$.

What is the radius of a carbon atom in nanometers ($\text{nm}$)?

A

$1.7 \times 10^{-19} \text{ nm}$

B

$1.7 \times 10^{-9} \text{ nm}$

C

$0.17 \text{ nm}$

D

$1.7 \times 10^{9} \text{ nm}$