Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 7 - Measurement - Summary Exercises - U.S. and Metric Measurement Units - Page 504: 26


180 inch

Work Step by Step

5 yd to inches Use the unit fraction (3 feet)/(1 yard) to change yard to feet and the unit fraction (12 inches)/(1 foot) to change feet to inches. Notice how all the units divide out except inches, which is the unit you want in the answer. 5 yd * (3 ft)/(1 yd) * ( 12 inch)/(1 ft) = 180 inch
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