Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 17

Answer

8.2296 meters

Work Step by Step

There are 0.9144 meters in one yard. We can write this as a proportion and use unit analysis to find the answer. In the proportion, the yards unit cancels out, leaving us with meters, the desired unit. $9yd×0.9144m/1yd≈8.2296 meters$
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