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Read in the file distances.txt. It contains numbers with units meters (m), centimeters (cm) and millimeters (mm). Calculate the total distance in m and print your result to the terminal i.e. convert all numbers into the same unit, cast them to floats and calculate the sum of all numbers.
Write the result to a new file called total_distance.txt.

Content of the distances.txt

50 m
4500 cm
500 mm
45 m
90 m
100000 cm
487446 mm
have a problem going about this Especially how to convert the numbers to one unit.

What I have tried:

have defined a function, read the file but cant convert the numbers
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Updated 15-May-22 1:25am
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Patrice T 15-May-22 7:09am
   
Try to show your code.

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