Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 15

Answer

$240$ seconds

Work Step by Step

There are 60 seconds in one minute. We can write this as a proportion and use unit analysis to find the answer. In the proportion, the minutes unit cancels out, leaving us with seconds, the desired unit. $4min\times\frac{60s}{1min}=240$ seconds
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