Problem: 1.) How many inches are in 25.8 cm (1in = 2.54 cm)?2.) Convert 14.5 feet to centimeters (remember: 1ft = 12 in and 1 in = 2.54 cm).

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We're being asked to convert the given measurements.

We need to take note of the following when doing unit conversions:

• Put units you need to cancel out on opposite places (i.e. if it’s in the numerator then put the conversion factor with the same unit in the denominator)
• Always raise the units to the necessary number especially when dealing with volume, area, etc.


Part 1) How many inches are in 25.8 cm?

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1.) How many inches are in 25.8 cm (1in = 2.54 cm)?

2.) Convert 14.5 feet to centimeters (remember: 1ft = 12 in and 1 in = 2.54 cm).

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