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Helllo I hope this email finds you well. Question how much distance dose' a vehicle  travel moving 35 MPH in 43 seconds.

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Hello Guy,

One way to do it is to convert 35 miles/hour to feet/sec:
(35 miles/hr)*(5280 ft/mile)*(1 hr/3600 sec)
----------------------------- since there are 5280 ft per mile and 3600 sec to an hr
this gives 154/3 ft/sec or about 51.33 ft/sec...now multiply by 43 seconds
to get 2207.33 ft or about 0.418 mile.

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Abe

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Hello, I am a college professor of mathematics and regularly teach all levels from elementary mathematics through differential equations, and would be happy to assist anyone with such questions!

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M.S. (and A.B.D.) in Applied Mathematics from SUNY @ Stony Brook

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