Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.1 Measuring Length; The Metric System - Exercise Set 9.1: 43

Answer

$\approx 16.40$ ft (to nearest 2 decimal places)

Work Step by Step

First convert m to cm, by multiplying by 100: 1 m = 100 cm 5m = 500 cm Next, convert cm to ft by dividing by 30.48: 30.48 cm = 1 ft 1 cm = $\frac{1}{30.48}$ ft 500 cm = $\frac{500}{30.48}$ ft =16.4041994751 ft $\approx 16.40$ ft (to nearest 2 decimal places)
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