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Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about 150c

Postby frankie10 on Sat May 22, 2010 4:44 pm

Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about 150cm.
If Sabrina's sprinting workout consists of running practice races of 40 stride,how many metres is each race.
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Postby stapel_eliz on Sat May 22, 2010 10:18 pm

frankie10 wrote:Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about 150cm.
If Sabrina's sprinting workout consists of running practice races of 40 stride,how many metres is each race.

You are given the centimeters per stride and the number of strides. How many centimeters does this give? (Hint: Multiply.)

How many centimeters are in one meter? (Review here if you're not sure.)

Then how many meters are in that many centimeters? (Hint: Divide, or just move the decimal point.)
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Re: Sabrina is a sprinter who has a running stride of about   TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby frankie10 on Sat May 22, 2010 11:30 pm

150 * 40 =6000
100cm = 1 metre
6000/100 = 60
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