Posted by **Patrick DiCoco** on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:10pm.

Hi, I having trouble with unit conversions. I don't really get the concept of what I have to do. Please, if anyone could help and explain step by step on how to approach an equation like this, it would much appreciated. Thanks.

55miles per hour to ?yards per ?minute

- Unit Conversion. Help Please. -
**bobpursley**, Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:49pm
the idea is to convert both distance and time.

55mi/hr change distance first

55mi/hr*1760yds/miHr=55*1760yds/hr

then time

55*1760yds/hr*1hr/60min=

1760*55/60 yds/min

- Unit Conversion. Help Please. -
**Damon**, Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:26pm
(mi/hr)(hr/min)(yds/mi) = yds/min

so

55 * 1/60 * 1760

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