Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Measurement, Estimating - Misconceptual Questions - Page 17: 6


(d) multiply by 1/9

Work Step by Step

1 yd. = 3 ft., and 1$yd.^{2}$ = 9$ft.^2$ respectively. Therefore, when converting $ft^2$ to $yd^2$ we must divide by 9 or multiply by 1/9 (same thing)
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