Hi guys, I've got an equation that has been puzzling me. It's this : If 5 seconds equals 11.5 cm then how can i find how many seconds is 3.3 cm or 2.5 cm ? Thanks for your help
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First of all, a unit of length can NEVER equal a unit of time. If however, you are saying that this is a RATIO of time vs length, then set up the ratio as 5 sec : 11.5 cm 5/11.5 sec : 1 cm 10/23 sec : 1 cm Can you go from here?
I'm a musician and not a mathematician so I'm still a bit puzzled by this. I understand the first two but not the 10/23 sec : 1 cm .
10/23 = 5/11.5. The first fraction is obtained from the second one by multiplying both the nominator and the denominator by 2.
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