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Posted by **Jecce** on Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:10pm.

-- I really don't understand how to concer this. Please help!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:15pm1 mile = about 1.61 km.

Multiply: 25,000 * 1.61 = ? km

1 km = 1,000 m

Multiply your km answer by 1,000.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:18pmTo be more accurate for the meters --

1 mile = 1 609.344 meters

Multiply: 25,000 * 1,609.344 = ? m

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**Jecce**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:23pmok um im still a little confused.

is kg and km the same thing as kilometers?

and...

are those the steps you gave me to figure it out?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:33pmkg = kilogram (measures mass)

km = kilometer (measures distance)

Yes. Follow the steps I gave you to find the answers.

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**Jecce**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:37pmthanks for clearing that up for me!

when i multiplied km by 1000 i ended up getting 40250000

but when i mutiplied 25000x1609.344 i ended up getting 40233600

Which one is the right answer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:43pmThe more accurate answer is 40,233,600 meters. But many teachers would probably accept the other answer, also.

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