Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.1 Measuring Length; The Metric System - Exercise Set 9.1: 44

Answer

$\approx 26.25$ ft (to nearest 2 decimal places)

Work Step by Step

First convert m to cm, by multiplying by 100: 1 m = 100 cm 8m = 800 cm Next, convert cm to ft by dividing by 30.48: 30.48 cm = 1 ft 1 cm = $\frac{1}{30.48}$ ft 800 cm = $\frac{800}{30.48}$ ft =26.2467191601 ft $\approx 26.25$ ft (to nearest 2 decimal places)
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