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Solution: Perform the following conversion: (b) 0.0550 mi to m,...

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Perform the following conversion: (b) 0.0550 mi to m,

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Hey guys, so in this question we're trying to convert 0.0550 miles to meters, so how can we go from miles to meters, well we could go from miles to kilometers and then we could convert from kilometers to meters. So we have 0.0550 miles and the conversion that we need is for every 1 mile we have 1.6093 kilometers and now converting from kilometers to meters is just going from a prefix for base unit.

So we have kilometers to meters, so we place kilometers on the bottom because we want to be able to cancel out kilometers with kilometers and that's the same reason why place miles on the bottom here so we could cancel it out. So one goes wherever there's a prefix and kilo is going to be 10 to the 3, so when you multiply everything on the top and divide by everything on the bottom you guys should get 88.5 meters. So this is going to be your final answer, see you guys soon.