# Science

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Which of these rates of speed is the fastest?

40 km/h 28 mi/h 19 knots/h

I believe it is 40 km/h am I correct?

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Type this in the Google search window:

40km/hr in miles/hr

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You are not correct.

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are u saying that miles are bigger than km

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