Posted by **smmer** on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 9:38pm.

A computer can execute 36 instructions per microsecond.

How many instructions can it execute in 4 min?

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 9:50pm
4 min x (60 sec/1 min) x (1,000,000 microseconds/sec) x (36 instructions/microsecond) = ?? instructions

Note how the units we want to disappear (min, sec, and microseconds) do just that by canceling and the unit we want to keep (instructions)is the only one left.

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