# If a swimmer swims 85.4 yards in 5 minutes. How many meters will he swim in 70.0 seconds?

##### 1 Answer

Start with a known ratio of distance to time and multiply by the desired time

The units of measurement don't match so multiply by a ratio of the appropriate units where that ratio is equivalent to 1

Cancel out the equivalent units and factors:

Finish doing the arithmetic:

Since the answer is being asked for in meters, we know that

Hope this simplifies the process for you.

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