i need help on a speed conversion!!!

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i need help on a speed conversion!!!

Postby nessa661 » Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:55 am

If an objest travels @ 300ft/sec calculate the speed in MPH
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Postby Conquest » Mon Feb 07, 2005 11:11 am

Let's first establish the constants we need in order to complete your task:
5,280 feet = 1 mile
3,600 seconds = 1 hour

If we plug the above factors, we can derive your needed answer:
300 ft / second divided by 1 mile / 5,280 feet multiplied by 3,600 seconds / 1 hour = 204.55 miles / hour.
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