Problem: Use the following exact conversion factors to perform the stated calculations:5 1/2 yards = 1 rod40 rods = 1 furlong8 furlongs = 1 mileb. A marathon race is 26 miles, 385 yards. What is this distance in rods, furlongs, meters, and kilometers?

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Use the following exact conversion factors to perform the stated calculations:

5 1/2 yards = 1 rod

40 rods = 1 furlong

8 furlongs = 1 mile

b. A marathon race is 26 miles, 385 yards. What is this distance in rods, furlongs, meters, and kilometers?

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