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#1 2011-02-16 14:32:50

Mariner
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Registered: 2010-06-16
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calculating distance

using the formula D=S x T

given Speed=48km/h, time= 3h 45min

Do I make is 48 x 3 x 45/60 ?

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#2 2011-02-16 14:44:53

4DLiVing
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Registered: 2011-01-08
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Re: calculating distance

Hi Mariner;

you're close...

you need to add the 45/60, or 3/4, or .75 to the three hours.

So you wind up with...

48 x (3 + .75)

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#3 2011-02-16 14:46:02

S.M
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Registered: 2011-02-16
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Re: calculating distance

actually
I think we first calculate the time
time=3+(3/4)=15/4
D=48×(15/4)= 180 Km/h
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#4 2011-02-16 14:48:32

S.M
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Registered: 2011-02-16
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Re: calculating distance

4DLiVing wrote:

Hi Mariner;

you're close...

you need to add the 45/60, or 3/4, or .75 to the three hours.

So you wind up with...

48 x (3 + .75)

sorry,I haven't seen ur post
big_smile

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#5 2011-02-16 15:00:27

4DLiVing
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Registered: 2011-01-08
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Re: calculating distance

Hey S.M.;

No worries!

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