# SOLUTION: i do not understand dimensional analysis example convert the rate using dimensional analysis 26 miles/hour= ------feet/second

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Reduction-of-unit-multipliers Question 84022: i do not understand dimensional analysis example convert the rate using dimensional analysis 26 miles/hour= ------feet/secondAnswer by stanbon(57276)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!26 miles/hour= ------feet/second ----------- miles have to become feet ; hours have to become seconds --------------- (26 miles/hour)(5280 feet/1 mile)(1 hour/3600 seconds) Note: (5280feet/1 mile) and (1 hour/3600 seconds) are called conversion units. ----------------------- Cancel "miles", "hour" to get: [26*5280]/[3600]feet/second = 38.133333 ft/sec ============= Cheers, Stan H.