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 Question 522765: You tell your friend that it is 100 metres across the bay. They want to know how many feet that is? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 522785: When would you use unit conversion in math? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 536213: a car is traveling at a rate of 60 kilometers per hour. how many meters does a car travel in 1 minute? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9674)

 Question 537776: How many sq foot is there in a 7 x 83 wall thats 8 inches thick? Please how did you get the answer. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 537812: what is the product of 2 ft. 7 in. and 6 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 540148: Electricity - In an AC circuit, the voltage E ( in volts), current I ( in amps), and impedance Z ( in ohms) are related by the formula E = I . Z. Find the current in a circuit with voltage 10 - 3j volts and impedance 4+ j ohms. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 542642: A skydiver falling from an aircraft falls at 9.8 m/s (squared) What is his speed after 5 minutes? (Be sure to convert into like term- minutes into seconds) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 544299: the dosage for a medicine is proportional to the weight of the patient. If 7 mg of the medicine is used for a 56 kg patient, what would be the dosage for a 60 kg patient? Click here to see answer by friesr(113)

 Question 545306: martiza traveled by car 415 kilometers in 212 minutes, what was the average speed in miles per hour that she traveled? (round to the nearest tenth) please i need this as soon as possible! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 546972: 1250mm =?Km the answer is 0.00125 Km. what I want to know is how is the answer 0.00125Km. I got a different answer when I divided 1250 by 2000. I got 0.625. I know the steps. I went from mm to m to Km but at the end when it came to dividing 1250/(1000)(1000) I don't know how to come up with the right answer. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 548510: Hi, if I pay \$3.49/gallon of gas and the bill was \$180, how many gallons of gas did I get? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 548510: Hi, if I pay \$3.49/gallon of gas and the bill was \$180, how many gallons of gas did I get? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 549057: What is the unit rate for 140 words in 4 minutes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 550850: Please help me with this word problem: An alien rocketship is traveling at a speed of 20 inches per minute. At this speed, how many feet will it travel in one minute? Round to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 553610: Ray planted a square garden that covers an area of 200 square feet. How many feet of fencing does he need to surround the garden? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 554399: My question is Ana maria walks 9 miles in 3 hours how many miles does she walk per hour? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 554576: A bicycle wheel has a diameter of 26 in. If the bicycle needs to travel 59 ft, how many revolutions of the wheel need to take place? Round to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 555146: We are trying to convert Miles Per Hour to pounds per foot squared and unable to come up with a conversion chart. Could you please help us with this issue, thank you. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 557360: One milliliter of water at 4 Celsius has a mass of approximately one gram. What is the approximate mass of 1 liter of water at this temperature? How do you do the above problem? Click here to see answer by Theo(3460)

 Question 557878: Hi I'm am trying to figure out the correct unit analysis for this problem. A marathon is a long distance event that covers 26.2 miles. If the average runner can run 515 ft in one minute, how many hours will it take to complete the marathon? ( round your result to one decimal place). I have tried multiplying 26.2 by 515 then divided by 5280 but I got 2.5 and the answer is approx. 4.5. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 558276: A freshman is currently enjoying the Arts Studio program she is pursing at a well-know university. In her free time, she like to skate, take salsa dance lessons, and cook. She particularly enjoys pickling and decides to pickle olives over a lesisurely weekend. Accordng to the recipe, she needs to add three teaspoons of salt to one cup of diced olives. However, she erroneously adds six teaspoons instead. Each teaspoon of salt weighs about 5g and contains about 2300mg of sodium. a). include all steps required for calculation b). use correct procedure for conversion c). deterine the amount of sodium acctually added, in grams d). state the chemical fourmul of salt e). classified the bond as ionic, polar covalent or non-polar convalent. Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 558403: The cost of a gallon of gas is 3.35 per gallon. If you travel 40 miles a day (back and forth to work) and your gas mileage is 25 miles per gallon, determine how much you will spend on gas a week. I have tried to figure this out but I am just not sure what steps to take first. I just started this class and have been trying to teach myself because I haunt been able to make it to class. Thank you for your help! Dezzii Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 559967: find the number of litres that a water tank with length 3 m, breadth 2 m and depth 1.5 m can hold. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 563063: 3)How many square inches are in 3 square feet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 563833: How do you convert 16 servings to 4 servings? 16 Serving Recipe 12oz Sugar 1 1/2 cup flour 6 teaspoons of salt 1 1/3 cup milk Click here to see answer by stanbon(57332)

 Question 564548: Question: The top of a desk has length 30 inches and width 24 inches. a) Convert dimensions into centimetres b) Imagine you want to draw a floor plan of the classroom with scale 1:50. What will the dimesions of the desk be on the floor plan, in centimetres? Answer: a) 76.2 cm by 61 cm b) ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 571321: Please help me check to see if this is correct, "Calculate the specific gravity of a 10.00mL sample of urine that has a mass of 10.31g" This is what I tried: specific gravity= density of sample/ density of water sg= 10.00 mL/ 10.31g=0.9699 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 571323: Please help me check this question: "How many low dose 81mg aspirin tablets can be made from 1.21 kg of aspirin? I tried working it out like this: 1.21kg/1 x 1000g/1kg/ 812= 14938.27= 15,000 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 573826: use dimensional analysis to determine the number of minutes in 3 days. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 573825: A car travels 25 miles per gallon of gas. Use dimensional analysis to determine how many miles the car will travel with 12 gallons of gas. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 574657: Your job as a pharmacy technician is to prepare prescriptions and double check the dosage. A prescription for allergy treatment calls for a single dose of .30 milligrams of medicine for every 10 pounds of the body weight. Every 5.0 milliliters of the liquid has 1.25 milligrams of the liquid should be prescribed for a 187 pound adult? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 578704: Manny Villar can climb a coconut tree at the rate of 2ft/min and going down at the rate of 3 ft/min. if his total time climbing up and going down is 20 min, how high is the tree?pls help,,thanks Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 581414: The "sunshine 60" elevator in Japan operates at 2,000ft/min. Find miles/hour. Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 581617: What is the significance of 3 days 3 hours and 24 minutes? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 582944: You are trying to decide which of 2 cars to buy. An American made costs \$14,500 and has a consumption of 28 miles/gallon. The other is Japanese, costs \$21,700 and with a consumption of 19km/litre. If the cost of petrol is \$2.50 per gallon, estimate the number of miles you will need to drive the second car to compensate for the higher cost of the car. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 586817: If I have a price per kilo, how can I get a price for 37 mgs. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 586817: If I have a price per kilo, how can I get a price for 37 mgs. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 587386: Correct way to say "Wii uses 10 times less power consumption than PS3 &xbox 360 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 587386: Correct way to say "Wii uses 10 times less power consumption than PS3 &xbox 360 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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