Algebra please help

1 hour= 3,600 seconds and 1 mile=5,280 feet. Make a conjecture about how you would convert a speed of 15 miles per hour to feet per second. Then convert. Please help answer thx

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. (15 mi/h) x (5,280 ft/mi) x (1h/3,600s) = 22ft/s

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. 15 miles per hour X 5280 feet per mile X 1 hour / 3600 seconds = 22 feet per second. Hope that helped a bit!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. love it thx for help
    :)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. [15 m/h] multiply by[ 5280 ft/miles] multiply by [1h/3, 600 s] = 22 ft / s

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  5. Could someone be a bit more specific about what you do? Cuz I do 15x5,280=79,200 then what?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  6. I don't understand how you got that. When i multiply that i get a really small fraction.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  7. I need help too

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  8. This helps a lot. Thank you!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  9. I have been stuck on this question for 2 hours

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  10. I don't get it, everyones answers all say 22 ft/s. But I don't know how you get that from MULTIPLYING.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  11. Helped sorta pleas explain how the numbers were converted

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. calc

    Suppose that an accelerating car goes from 0 mph to 58.6 mph in five seconds. Its velocity is given in the following table, converted from miles per hour to feet per second, so that all time measurements are in seconds. (Note: 1

  2. java programming

    1. Time Calculator Write a program that asks the user to enter a number of seconds. • There are 60 seconds in a minute. If the number of seconds entered by the user is greater than or equal to 60, the program should display the

  3. Calculus

    The height in feet above the ground of a ball thrown upwards from the top of a building is given by s=-16t^2 + 160t + 200, where t is the time in seconds. If the maximum height is 600 feet, what is v^-1(32)? The answer is supposed

  4. Algebra

    The stopping distance D in feet for a car traveling at x miles per hour is given by d(x)= (1/12)x^2+(11/9)x. Determine the driving speeds that correspond to stopping distances between 300 and 500 feet, inclusive. Round speeds to

  1. algebra 1

    A blue marlin can swim at speeds of about 50 miles per hour. What is that speed in feet per second, to the nearest whole number? (Remember, there are 5280 feet in a mile, 60 seconds in a minute, and 60 minutes in an hour.)

  2. Math(PleaseHelp!)

    Consider the following conjecture: the sum of two even numbers will be even. A.) give three examples supporting the conjecture. (I gave 2+2=4 4+4=8 10+10=20) B.) Prove the conjecture( this is the part I need help with)

  3. Math

    A cyclist rides his bike at a speed of 18 miles per hour. What is this speed in feet per second? How many feet will the cyclist travel in 10 seconds? In your computations, use the fact that mile is equal to feet. Do not round your

  4. mathematics

    A truck has a minimum speed of 14 mph in high gear. When traveling x mph, the truck burns diesel fuel at the rate of 0.0086584(900/x +x) gal/mile Assuming that the truck can not be driven over 59 mph and that diesel fuel costs

  1. Math

    Circumference and area of a circle quiz 2 | connexus |. The diameter of a tire is 2.5 feet use this measurement to answer parts A and B. Show all work to receive full credit. a. Find the circumference of the tire. b. About how

  2. math

    The Grand Canyon The time t (in seconds)that it takes for an object to fall a distance of s feet is given by the formula t= radical symbol s/4 In some places, The Grand Canyon is one mile (5,280 feet) deep. How long would it take

  3. geometry

    Determine whether the conjecture is true or false. If false, give a counterexample. Given: ∠A is supplementary to ∠B and ∠B is supplementary to ∠C. Conjecture: ∠A is supplementary to ∠C. Select one: a. False; they

  4. math

    The time t (in seconds) that it takes for an object to fall a distance of s feet is given by the formula t = radical symbol s /4 In some places, the Grand Canyon is one mile (5,280 feet) deep. How long would it take a stone

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.