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mike98020205 Sep25-05 07:46 PM

how to convert km/h to m/s squared
 
I guess I'm confused on how to convert km/h to m/s squared.

I understand 1min/60s=360s/1 hr but this seems different. the seconds squared ared throwing me off. I know there's a 1000 meters in a kilometer and 360 seconds in an hour. I guess I don't know how to apply these numbers. Thanks for your help.

Poncho Sep25-05 07:52 PM

1hr = 3600s

The seconds aren't squared

[tex]
\frac{km}{hr}*\frac{hr}{3600s}*\frac{1000m}{1km}=\frac{m}{s}
[/tex]

mike98020205 Sep25-05 07:58 PM

Ty so much.


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