Practice Feet To Miles

harpazo

Pure Mathematics
I mile = 5,280 feet

How many miles in
26,400?
 

MarkFL

La Villa Strangiato
Math Helper
[MATH]x\text{ ft}=x\text{ ft}\cdot\frac{1\text{ mi}}{5280\text{ ft}}=\frac{x}{5280}\,\text{mi}[/MATH]
Hence:

[MATH]26400\text{ ft}=\frac{26400}{5280}\,\text{mi}=5\text{ mi}[/MATH]
 

harpazo

Pure Mathematics
Conversion factors, right?
 

MarkFL

La Villa Strangiato
Math Helper
That's just how my dad taught me to convert units when I was a kid.
 

harpazo

Pure Mathematics
This is cool.
 
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