# A tire impression left in the mud at a crime scene was 8.7 inches wide. How many centimeters is that?

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Aug 24, 2014

The answer is

Use the multiply by 1 method to ensure you have the correct ratio:

#8.7 Inch *(2.54 cm)/(1 Inch)=22.098# #cm#

We have the inches cancelling out and

This is multiplying by 1 because we are multiplying by 2 things that are equal, that is,