One car is traveling at 60.0 miles per hour, another car is traveling at 100.0 kilometers per hour. Determine which car is traveling faster by converting both speeds to feet per second. (There are 5280 feet in a mile. Round your answers to one decimal place after the decimal).

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One car is traveling at 60.0 miles per hour, another car is traveling at 100.0 kilometers per hour. Determine which car is traveling faster by converting both speeds to feet per second. (There are 5280 feet in a mile. Round your answers to one decimal place after the decimal).

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Step 1

Converting the speed of first car from miles per hour to feet per second:

1 mile = 5280 feet

1 hour = 3600 seconds

Thus, 60 miles per hour can be converted to feet per second as:

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Converting the speed of second car from km//h to ft/s:

1 km = 3280.84 ft

1 h = 3600 s

Thus, 100 km/h can be converted to m/s as:

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