I mile = 5,280 feet How many miles in 26,400?

MarkFL La Villa Strangiato Math Helper Oct 6, 2018 #2 [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]

[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]

MarkFL La Villa Strangiato Math Helper Oct 7, 2018 #4 That's just how my dad taught me to convert units when I was a kid.