# A blue whale was once recorded with a length of 36 yards. How many centimeter long was the whale, if l in is 2.54 cm?

Oct 26, 2016

$3291.8 c m$

#### Explanation:

$1 \text{ yard " = 36 " inches }$ in English unit of length.
$1 \text{ inch} = 2.54 c m .$

Therefore $36 \text{ yards"= 36xx36 = 1296 " inches}$.

And then

$1296 \text{ inches} = 1296 \times 2.54 = 3291.84 c m$

$3291.84 c m = 32.92 m$