math
posted by ttuuffyy .
Is 20 miles more or less than 20,000 kilometers?

1 mile = 1.60934 km
What do you think? 
Well how would you show your work?

If you tell me what you think and why, I'll show you how to show the work.

Well I started with...
20 x 1,000 and got 20,000 kilometers
next i'm thinking I should do
20,000 x ? 
What do you think you should do with this fact?
1 mile = 1.60934 km 
Do 1.60934 divided by 20,000?

Let's set up a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.
1/ 1.60934 = 20/x
x = 32.1868
20 miles = 32.1868 km 
can you PLEASE explain it in any easier way?:(

20 * 1.60934 = ________ km

20 x 1.60934=_ km?

Yes. * means multiply

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You're welcome. :)
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
Ridge systems are about how many kilometers wide? 
math
Samantha’s speedometer reads in kilometers per hour. If the legal speed limit is 55 mi/h, how fast can she drive? 
math
there are 5,280 feet in a mile.if a air plane is flying at 35,000 feet above sea level how high is it a.7 miles high b.a little less than 7 miles high c. a little more than 7 miles high 
statistics
one of the major U.S. tire makers wishes to review its warranty for their rainmaker tire. The warranty is for 40,000 miles. The tire company beleives that the tire actually lasts more than 40,000 miles. A sample of 49 tires reveales … 
statistics
It is claimed that an automobile is driven on the average more than 20,000 kilometers per year. Random sample of 10 automobile owners are asked to keep a record of the kilometers they travel. If the sample mean and standard deviation … 
STATS
The top selling Red and Voss tire is rated 70,000 miles means nothing. In fact, the distance the tires can run until they wear out is a normally distributed random variable with a mean of 82,000 miles and a standard deviation of 6,400. … 
Math Help!
is 10 000 more than 881 462 is 1000 000 less than 2 183 486 is 1 000 000 more than 746 000 is 1 000 000 less than 624 327 207 
statistic
one of the major U.S. tire makers wishes to review its warranty for their rainmaker tire. The warranty is for 40,000 miles. The tire company beleives that the tire actually lasts more than 40,000 miles. A sample of 49 tires reveales … 
math
the distance between new york city and boston is 189.9 miles as the crow flies. how far is it in kilometers? 
Algebra
A certain forest covers an area of 2,000 square kilometers. Suppose that each year this area decreases by 6%. What is the function that best represents the area of the forest each year and how much area remains after 12 years?