## sprinter makes how many 150-cm strides in 400-m race?

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### sprinter makes how many 150-cm strides in 400-m race?

Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about 150cm.
Approximately how many strides would Sabrina take to run a 400m race.

stapel_eliz
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Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about 150cm.
Approximately how many strides would Sabrina take to run a 400m race.
How many centimeters are in one meter? (Refresh here if you've forgotten.)

So how many centimeters are in four hundred meters? (Hint: Multiply.)

Then how many sets of 150 centimeters are in four hundred meters? (Hint: Divide.)

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### Re: sprinter makes how many 150-cm strides in 400-m race?

there is 100 cm in 1 meter.
150cm = 1.5m
1.5 * 400 = 600

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there is 100 cm in 1 meter.
150cm = 1.5m
1.5 * 400 = 600
I'm not sure what you're calculating here...? Since "1.5" stands for the meters in one stride-length, and since "400" stands for the number of meters in the race, you have calculuated a value of 600 m2/(stride-length-race). I don't know what that might mean...?

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