Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 1 - Chemistry: The Study of Change - Questions & Problems: 1.60

Answer

$\approx$751.953 mi/hr

Work Step by Step

We have to convert 343 m/s to miles/hour using conversion factors. Since 1 mile = 1609 meters, 343 m/s = (353/1690) mi/s Since there are 60 seconds in a minute, and 60 minutes an hour, therefore there are 3600 seconds in an hour. To convert (353/1690) mi/s to mi/hr, multiply by 3600 (353/1690) * 3600 $\approx$ 751.953 mi/hr
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