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Homework Help: Converting units

  1. Aug 11, 2008 #1
    How do I convert 112km/h/min to ms^2?
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  3. Aug 11, 2008 #2


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    You have 3600 [itex] \frac s {hr} [/tex] and 60 [itex] \frac s {min} [/itex]

    Do the algebra.
  4. Aug 11, 2008 #3
    I have had a go at trying to work this out but not sure if my answer is correct. I got a result of 0.5183ms-2. Is this right?
  5. Aug 11, 2008 #4
    From km/h to m/s you multiply by 1000 and divide by 3600, from m/s to km/h you multiply by 3.6 (3600/1000).
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    It looks more to me like 0.5185m/s^2, but yes, you have the right idea.
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