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convert 672 inches to feet, using a conversion factor

Postby b2bw45381 on Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:07 pm

Sorry i didnt give a good description but this was the question...
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The length of the longeset recorded jump made on a skateboard measured 672 inches. Use a conversion factor to find the length of this jump in feet. :?:
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I divided 12 into 672 and got 56 feet and it was right but she marked it wrong. How to you do a "conversion factor" or whatever?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:27 pm

You have the correct answer, numerically. (And I'm assuming you put the correct units on the answer.)

At a guess, she counted off for not using a conversion factor. To see how those work, try here. It may be that this is wrong:

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...because you didn't show the step:

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I'm just guessing, though.
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Re: UGH! Need help please!

Postby b2bw45381 on Sun Mar 14, 2010 3:07 pm

thx that helped a lot!!!!!! :D
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