Posted by John on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:53pm.
To convert miles per hour to feet per second, which conversion factor would not be used?
a. 1 hr/60 min
b. 1 min/60 sec
c. 5280 ft/1 mi
d. 1 mi/5280 ft

Algebra  John, Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:31pm
To convert miles per hour to feet per second, which conversion factor would not be used?
a. 1 hr/60 min
b. 1 min/60 sec
c. 5280 ft/1 mi
d. 1 mi/5280 ft

Math  Steve, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:57am
mi/hr * 1hr/60min * 1min/60sec * 5280ft/mi
Note that the units all cancel out, leaving ft/sec
Actually all of the factors will work, if you divide by 1mi/5280ft.
However, since one usually wants to multiply, I'd say (d) would not be used.

Math  Anonymous, Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3:13pm
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