why do we multiply 5/18 or 18/5 when we convert?

@ Rohan, keep posting.

To convert km/hr into m/sec :.

Let we have to convert x km/hr to m/s

since, we know 1 km = 1000 m and 1 hr = 3600 s

So, x km/hr =

**$\frac{1000x}{3600}=\frac{5}{18}x$**

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why do we multiply 5/18 or 18/5 when we convert?

@ Rohan, keep posting.

To convert km/hr into m/sec :.

Let we have to convert x km/hr to m/s

since, we know 1 km = 1000 m and 1 hr = 3600 s

So, x km/hr =

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