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The distance to fly direct from Detroit to Los Angeles is about 1,960 miles.The flight takes 4 hours 53 minutes.What is the plane's average speed in feet per second to the nearest foot per second?

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    1 mi=5280 ft.
    4 hr 53 min=17580s
    1960 mi=10348800 ft
    10348800/17580s = 589 ft/s.

    Answer: 589

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