decimal figures into feet and inches

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decimal figures into feet and inches

Postby stressed » Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:40 am

please convert 3.486: 4.035: and 4.124 into feet and inches.
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Re: decimal figures into feet and inches

Postby Guest » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:00 am

stressed wrote:please convert 3.486: 4.035: and 4.124 into feet and inches.


I'll do 3.486 as an example and let you do the other two

1) Subtract the integer part (whole feet)
3.486 - 3 = 0.486 (Remember the whole feet, 3)
2) Multiple the reminder by 12
0.486 x 12 = 5.832"

answer 3 feet 5.832 inches
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