How do you convert 5,400 inches to miles?

1 Answer
Sep 7, 2015

Answer:

Use standard conversion ratios:
#12" inches" = 1 " foot"color(white)("XXX")5280 " feet" = 1 " mile"#
and a calculator to get #5400 " inches" = 0.085227 " miles"#

Explanation:

#5400 " inches"#
#color(white)("XXXX")= 5400 cancel(" inches")xx(1 cancel(" foot"))/(12 cancel(" inches"))xx(1 " mile")/(5280 cancel(" feet"))#

#color(white)("XXXX")= 5400/(12xx5280) " miles"#