Converting Square UnitsDate: 05/29/2002 at 09:47:57 From: Renita Sellars Subject: Converting in Math Question submitted via WWW: How many square kilometers are in 200 square miles? Date: 05/29/2002 at 15:59:55 From: Doctor Ian Subject: Re: Converting in Math Hi Renita, Here is a rectangle with an area of 200 square miles: 20 mi +--------------------+ | | 10 mi | | 20 mi * 10 mi = 200 mi^2 | | +--------------------+ Now, there are about 8 km in 5 miles, so there are about 16 km in 10 miles, and 32 in 20 miles: 20 mi +--------------------+ | | 10 mi | | 16 km | | +--------------------+ 32 km Does this help? - Doctor Ian, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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