converting converting km/hr to m/s

by scotthands
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scotthands is offline
Nov23-07, 02:12 PM
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how do i convert km/hr to m/s?
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pinkyjoshi65 is offline
Nov23-07, 02:16 PM
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mutiply by 1000 and divide by 3600
lana91 is offline
Feb15-09, 08:37 AM
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take it in steps.

to get from km to m jus multiply by 1000

then to get from hours to sec divide by 60 to get min and then by 60 again to get sec

mattstjean is offline
Feb15-09, 04:41 PM
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converting converting km/hr to m/s

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how do i convert km/hr to m/s?
If you want to save time...
m/s - km/h *3.6
km/h - m/s /3.6
Delphi51 is offline
Feb15-09, 07:24 PM
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You want a method of converting that is easy to use in all situations. The one I like goes like this:

100 km/h = 100 * 1000 m/3600 s = ....
You just replace the km with 1000m, and the hour with 3600 s.
This method always works and soon you don't even have to think about it. You can even do km/hr/minute or something weird like that.

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