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  • one year ago

A 6.0-ft person weighs 171 lb. Express this person's height in meters and weight in kilograms (1lb = 453.6 g; 1m = 3.28ft)

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  1. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    What is your answer ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Still working on it. Trying to figure out how to set it up. I always struggle with that part.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay I got 1.83 m

  4. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    1m= 3.28ft So 1ft= 1/3.28 m right So now we have 6 ft multiply 1/3.28 * 6 to find it in meters.

  5. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    Correct !

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Now I need to get kg.

  7. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    what do u think for the weight parrt?

  8. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    yeah for that u have 2 methods. 1) find it in grams and convert it to kg 2) convert g in to kg and substitute that value and get the answer

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    77.6 kg?

  10. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    yep !

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sweet. I'm getting better at these. Thanks for the help again. I only have two more homework problems before I'm done.

  12. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    anytym :)

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