# Math problem: Use the following facts to convert this speed to meters per second (m/s).?

A hot air balloon was rising at a rate of 506 feet per minute (ft/min). Use the following facts to convert this speed to meters per second (m/s).

1 inch (in.) = 2.54 cm

1 m = 100 cm

1 foot (ft) = 12 in

1 min = 60 sec

Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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- Anonymous1 month ago
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- SumDudeLv 71 month ago
The way to learn is to post ONE question, learn from it, adapt it, and solve the rest of your problems on your own. We are not available on your test days. {and math only gets harder.}

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- alexLv 71 month ago
506 feet per minute = 506 * 12 * 2.54 / (100 * 60) = 2.57 m/s = 2.6 m/s

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