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    how do i do this conversion?

    ok so i am told to express 47 km/hr in metres/sec
    how do i start this off?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabriel View Post
    ok so i am told to express 47 km/hr in metres/sec
    how do i start this off?
    The speed given can be thought of as 47000 m per 3600 seconds ....
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    i see
    but how do i go from km/hr to m/sec?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabriel View Post
    i see
    but how do i go from km/hr to m/sec?
    Think for longer about what I posted (8 minutes is not what I would consider sufficient think time).
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    i know what u meant mr fantastic i just didnt believe my answer was correct thank you
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabriel View Post
    i know what u meant mr fantastic i just didnt believe my answer was correct thank you
    If you post your answer someone will tell you if it is correct.
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    yea i got 1.305 x 10^1 metres/sec.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabriel View Post
    yea i got 1.305 x 10^1 metres/sec.
    Correct.
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