A band's first song is 4 minutes, 12 seconds long and has 462 beats. The band wants to have a second song that is 3 minutes, 54 seconds long with the same beats per minute as the first song. How many beats should there be in the second song?
The number of beats is proportional to the time of the song.
Convert the time to seconds to avoid recurring decimals.
Set up a direct proportion using equivalent fractions: