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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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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Are you asking us to do your homework?

    Please stop and try asking your teacher for help next time you're having trouble with a math problem.

    If you have a test, then try coming here.

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  • 1 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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  • alex
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    506 feet per minute = 506 * 12 * 2.54 / (100 * 60) = 2.57 m/s = 2.6 m/s

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