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A cyclist rides his bike at a speed of
27 miles per hour. What is this speed in feet per second? How many feet will the cyclist travel in 2seconds? In your computations, use the fact that 1 mile is equal to
5280 feet. Do not round your answer.

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  1. 27 miles/1 hour
    = 27(5280) ft / (60(60))sec
    = 142560/3600 ft/s
    = 198/5 ft/s or 39.6 ft/s

    So if the cyclist goes 39.6 ft in 1 second,
    in 2 seconds he/she goes ......

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  2. a. Speed = 27mi/h * 5280Ft/mi * 1h/3600s = 39.6 Ft/s.
    b. d = 39.6Ft/s * 2s =

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