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dudley1811 Group Title

1. If a snail is traveling at a rate of 1 inch per minute, how many miles per hour is the snail traveling? Give your response using scientific notation.

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  1. LogicalApple Group Title
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    I can give you some conversion factors to use: 12 inches = 1 foot 5280 feet = 1 mile 60 minutes = 1 hour Use these factors to manipulate the units.

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    Yes, I have that. It has been so long since I have dealt with this kind of stuff, my issue is putting it in scientific notation.

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    What did you get as a final answer (without scientific notation) ?

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    .056818

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  5. LogicalApple Group Title
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    That's a bit high. Let's see if we can calculate this: |dw:1359143596831:dw|

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    This gives us an answer in miles/hour

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    thanks

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