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# Here is a conversion problem from GMATPrep, Practice Test 1:

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Here is a conversion problem from GMATPrep, Practice Test 1:

If the speed of x meters per second is equivalent to the speed of y kilometers per hour, what is y in terms of x?
(1 kilometer = 1,000 meters)

a) 5x/18

b) 6x/5

c) 18x/5

d) 60x

e) 3,600,000x
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11 Dec 2008, 13:25
above720 wrote:
Here is a conversion problem from GMATPrep, Practice Test 1:

If the speed of x meters per second is equivalent to the speed of y kilometers per hour, what is y in terms of x? (1 kilometer = 1,000 meters)

a) 5x/18
b) 6x/5
c) 18x/5
d) 60x
e) 3,600,000x

x meter per second = y km per hour
3600x meter per hour = y km per hour
3600x/1000 km per hour = y km per hour

y = 18x/5
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11 Dec 2008, 13:36
yes, agree with answer C. y=18x/5
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