Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.4 Rates - 3.4 Exercise Set: 48

Answer

To convert from kilometers per hour to meters per second, just multiply the rate in kilometers per hour by $\dfrac{1000\text{ meters per km}}{3600\text{ seconds per hour}}$

Work Step by Step

Note that there are: 1000 meters in a kilometer 3600 seconds in an hour. Thus, to convert from kilometers per hour to meters per second, just multiply the rate in kilometers per hour by $\dfrac{1000\text{ meters per km}}{3600\text{ seconds per hour}}$
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