Chapter 5.1, Problem 29E

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Textbook Problem

If 1 in. equals 2.54 cm, use a proportion to convert 12 in. to centimeters.

To determine

**To find:**

The conversion of 12 inches into centimeters.

Explanation

According to Means-Extremes Property, in a proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

**Calculation:**

It is given that 1 in. equals to 2.54 cm.

Now,

Use Means-Extremes Property in

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