Posted by **Lisa** on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 7:16pm.

a car is traveling at a rate of 41.2 megameters/hr. what is the rate in cm/s?

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**TutorCat**, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 7:37pm
1 Megameter = 10^6 meters

1 meter = 100 cm

I'll convert megameters to meters for you.

(41.2 megameters/hr)(10^6 meters/1 megameter)(100 cm/ 1 meter)=___m/hr

notice how all the units cancel to m/hr

now that you have m/hr, please convert hr to sec, knowing that 1 hour = 60 min, 1 min = 60 sec

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