Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - 1.1 Apply Properties of Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 7: 47


1800 miles per hour

Work Step by Step

We first find the speed of the rocket: $$\frac{3\ miles}{6s}=.5 \ miles\ per\ second$$ Using unit analysis and known unit conversions, we obtain: $$\frac{.5mi}{s}\times \frac{3600\ s}{hr} = 1800 mph$$
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