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67 cubic yards in cubic metres 2014-07-09
From gavin:
Convert 67 cu yards into cu metres
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many kilometers to a longitudinal degree? 2014-06-19
From cherrielyn:
Assuming that earth is a sphere of radius 6380 km, what is the difference in the latitudes of two cities 270 miles apart positioned on the same meridian?

Thank you in advanced po! :)

Answered by Robert Dawson.
How many cubic centimeters are in a cubic meter? 2014-02-11
From merylin:
How many cubic centimeters are in a cubic meter? Use a sketch to explain your reasoning.
Answered by Penny Nom.
200,000 cubic metres 2013-11-06
From John:
Hello: I'm a journalist reporting on the proposal to bury 200,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste below ground near Kincardine, Ontario. I'm trying to put this figure into some kind of perspective for readers -- particularly in the U.S., where most are unfamiliar with the metric system. I don't know whether there's any particular frame of reference that would be enlightening -- U.S. football fields, Olympic-sized swimming pools, etc. Can you help? Thanks very much in advance, John
Answered by Harley Weston.
Dropping supplies from an airplane 2013-02-14
From Claire:
An airplane flying at an altitude of 3500 feet is dropping supplies to researchers on an island. The path of the plane is parallel to the ground at the time the supplies are released and the plane is traveling at a speed of 300 mph.
a) write the parametric equations that represent the path of the supplies
c)How long will it take for the supplies to reach the ground?
d) how far will the supplies travel horizontally before they land?

Answered by Penny Nom.
The difference in the latitudes of Lynchburg and Myrtle Beach 2012-01-26
From Sarah:
Assuming that the earth is a sphere of radius 6378 kilometers, what it is the difference in the latitudes of Lynchburg, Virginia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where Lynchburg is 400 kilometers due north of Myrtle Beach?
Answered by Robert Dawson.
The difference in latitudes of two cities 2012-01-18
From Renee:
Assuming that the earth is a sphere of radius 6378 kilometers, what is the difference in latitudes of two cities, one of which is 600 kilometers due north of the other?
Answered by Robert Dawson.
The dimension of the box in centimetres 2011-08-27
From Eliza:
Find the dimension of the box in centimetres. Then find its volume in cubic centimeters. The box is 0.7m (l) 0.4 (h) 0.2 (w)
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting millimeters to centimeters 2011-04-04
From Pat:
I need to convert 67 mm to centimeters how do I do this?
Answered by Penny Nom.
I have a sign size regulation I have to meet. 2010-10-26
From Scott:
I have a sign size regulation I have to meet. The size is .6 meters squared. at first look this would be 2 ft x 2 ft. I believe it would be larger then that. Can you confirm what the size would be in inches please.
Answered by Penny Nom.
70 cubic meters of mulch 2010-07-30
From zsuzsi:
i have 70 cubic meters of mulch to move and an 8 tonne truck to use how much tonnage is to 1 square meter so that i can work out how many trips i need to make
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting kilograms to cubic metres 2010-07-16
From Ilai:
I want to convert kg to cubic metre
Answered by Penny Nom.
A roll of polythene 2010-04-04
From Mary:
I have an area of 54square metres to cover how many rolls of 2m x 50m polythene do I need
Answered by Penny Nom.
Area in square meters 2010-01-20
From Carla:
A football field is 120 yd long and 50 yd wide. What is the area of the football field, in square meters?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Decimeters and centimeters 2009-04-30
From Jeannette:
I cannot convert because of a question that throws me off. For example, A mother African elephant avg's 250 dm in height. A newborn baby African elephant avg's 89cm in height. How many cm shorter is the baby African elephant than its mother? Which one do I convert first? in order to subtract the number from the baby?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Miles per hour to kilometers per second 2009-02-17
From Tamara:
If a car goes 60 miles in an hour how many kilometres will it go in a second?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic centimeters and ounces 2009-02-06
From Dawn:
1-- syringe contains 5.5cc of medicine & cost $13.50
1 --2 oz bottle of medicine cost $17.50

How many cc's in 2 oz, & which is the better deal?

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
A cubical tank that is 8 m on a side 2009-01-25
From gina:
Suppose one edge of a cubic tank is 8m; Find the volume of the tank in cubic meters
Answered by Penny Nom.
The area of a rug 2008-10-16
From Natcha:
How can I convert the Carpet Roll Size to Square Meters. I have one Roll of carpet, (Quality is 2300 g/m2; 7 pitch/in, 9 rows/in; width: 2m) with dimension 0.5 m width and 4 m length. I needed to know that quantity of that Roll in Square Meters.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Millimeters to inches 2008-10-15
From diane:
can you convert milliliters to inches?
Answered by Penny Nom.
144 square inches 2008-09-27
From mike:
how much cm is in 144 square inches?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Sample variance: inches to centimeters 2008-09-22
From Anita:
The average height of a sample of basketball players is 6 feet, 2 inches or 74 inches. The standard deviation of this sample of players is 4 inches. If each person's height were to be multiplied by 2.54, what would be the value of the resulting sample variance?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Converting centimetres to metres 2008-08-21
From walter:
how do you convert the smaller unit to a decimal of the larger unit and then solve 17 m - 130 cm
Answered by Penny Nom.
Metres and miles 2008-08-18
From Bill:
I enter a race that is 10,000 meters long,how many miles do i have to run?
Answered by Victoria West.
How many decimeters are in a meter? 2008-08-11
From Julia:
How many decimeters are in a meter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic centimeters and milliliters 2008-07-07
From Robert:
how many milliliters are in 750 cubic centimeters?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Kilometers per liters to miles per gallon 2008-06-26
From margaret:
we travelled 130 kilometers on 10 liters of gas. How many miles to the gallon did I get
Answered by Penny Nom.
How large is a container that will hold 3.5 cu meters? 2008-03-05
From Robert:
If a company allows you to ship personal belongings while on an over seas assignment and the figure is 3.5 cubic meters. Just how much is the total area in square feet?? 10X10X10 or??? I just wanted to understand the size of a container that would hold 3.5 cubic meters!!
Answered by Harley Weston.
150 decimeters is how many centimeters 2008-02-29
From gayle:
150 decimeters is how many centimeters
Answered by Penny Nom.
Linear feet to metres 2008-01-25
From Jillian:
i have a measurement of something in linear feet. i dont know what a linear foot is so i want to convert it to meters to have an idea. how do i convert.
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many meters/kilometers/millimeters would that be? 2008-01-17
From chantal:
if a ocean/lake/river is 250meters from where you are, how long would it take to get to shore? how many meters/kilometers/millimeters would that be?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many centimeters equal one meter? 2007-11-15
From Sherrie:
How many centimeters equal one meter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How do i convert milliliters to grams for water and also for copper sulfate (CuSO4)? 2007-11-11
From jenn:
how do i convert milliliters to grams for water and also for copper sulfate (CuSO4)?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Cubic centimeters to cubic yards 2007-11-10
From Logan:
if i have 188.4cm^3 of concrete how do i change it into cubic yards?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Meters per second to miles per hour 2007-11-08
From Niecey:
If Greg was timed at 0.91 seconds for 10 meters running the 100 meter dash, at that speed, could he pass a car traveling 15 miles per hour in a school zone?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic meters, square feet and office space 2007-09-25
From Kathryn:
Can someone please help and let me know how do you convert 11 cubic meters into square footage?
Answered by Steve La Rocque and Harley Weston.
Metres per minute to miles per hour 2007-09-20
From Angela:
If a person is traveling 150 meters per minute, what is their speed in miles per hour?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Harley Weston.
Yards by yards to square metres 2007-09-10
From Julie:
I need a formula to translate linear yards so 36" by 54" to square meters. So first I need to square the yard and translate it to square meters.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
How do I find out how much cubic meters will spread over meter squared area? 2007-08-16
From Derek:
How do I find out how much cubic meters will spread over meter squared area?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many square meters are there? 2007-08-13
From jane:
if a room is 4meters by 5meters,how many square meters are there?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic metres of topsoil 2007-07-25
From Laurie:
How do I convert cubic meters to square meters?
Answered by Harley Weston.
How do I convert inches to mm in my head? 2007-06-27
From philip:
Hi, I would like to know how to convert inches to mm in my head, I use socket sets and want to know an easy way to work out what 3/16, 7/32 is in mm. Thanks Phil
Answered by Harley Weston.
Conversion 2007-03-16
From Andrew:
If a lawn is 95.3 square yards, how do I convert that to square meters?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Centimeters to cubic meters and grams to kilograms 2007-02-14
From Colleen:
A box of balls measures 120cm by 20cm by 20cm and weighs 48 g.
One thousand boxes = x cubic meters and weighs x kilograms.
Also, one million boxes = x cubic metes and weighs x kilograms.
One billion boxes = x cubic meters and weighs x kilograms. Solve for x.

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Square centimeters 2007-02-12
From Ivan:
how many square centimeters are in a rectangle that is 210 centimeters long by 39 centimeters wide.? thank you
Answered by Karen McIver and Melanie Tyrer.
Converting sq inches to sq millimeters 2007-02-08
From Michael:
If I have 1/32 sq inches, what does that equal in sq millimeters?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Square meters and cubic meters 2007-01-30
From Fiel:
How do i convert square meter to cubic meter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
converting square miles into square meters 2007-01-27
From Susan:
how do you convert square miles into square meters
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
I want to convert milliliters into grams. 2006-12-14
From Kenchotenzin :
I want to convert milliliters into grams.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting cubic meters to gallons and liters 2006-11-16
From Lorne:
I have a large tank and I would like to know the formula for the conversion. And do you have any other info on web sites that have conversion tools as most of the tools are in u.s and I live in Canada and need the metric conversions.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Newton meters and ft-lbs 2006-11-04
From Michael:
What is the correlation between Newton meters and ft-lbs of torque? If an engine has 100ft-lbs of torque,what would that equate to in Newton meters?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Parameters 2006-09-15
From Chase:
What is the meaning of the word "parameters" when used in reference to Algebra.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting sq ft to sq meters 2006-08-03
From JB:
I would like to convert 2700 square feet into square meters.
Answered by Penny Nom.
how to convert square meter to meter 2006-06-20
From Wan:
Pls advice
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
I have a trench to fill with concrete 2006-06-11
From A builder:
i have a trench to fill with concrete the size is [57 feet long .x 18 inches wide. x 39 inches high.]would like to know how much concrete should i order.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The volume of a roll 2006-06-09
From Yogesh:
I have a roll which height is 63 inches & width is 11 inches i want to know that how to calculate the cubic meter of this roll
Answered by Penny Nom.
A 20 foot container 2006-04-05
From Karen:
can you tell me how many cubic square meters are in a 20 foot container
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
the size of a lot is 300 sqm, what is the square feet conversion? 2006-02-11
From JC:
the size of a lot is 300 sqm, what is the square feet conversion?
Answered by Penny Nom.
40 acres= how many square meters? 2006-01-07
From Janelle:
40 acres= how many meters?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many millimeters are in 12 feet? 2006-01-06
From Hunter:
How many millimeters are in 12 feet?
Answered by Penny Nom.
2800 sq meters 2005-12-27
From Roger:
I am going to buy some land and its 2800 sq meters. Is it a acre?
Answered by Penny.
Cubic metres to cords 2005-12-22
From Duncan:
I have a quote of $2.95 per cubic metre of roundwood but I need the conversion equation to convert the above to a $ per cord.
Answered by Penny Nom.
what is 5'7 2005-11-26
From A student:
what is 5'7" inches in cm?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Inches and millimeters 2005-10-08
From Ron:
You know they say 14mm = 9/16" or something of that nature, i need to know exactly how this is done.
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Inches and millimeters 2005-09-30
From A student:
how many inches are there in mm? For example 30x40 mm = how many inches.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The volume of soil needed to fill a planter 2005-08-10
From Phil:
I need to calculate the volume of soil needed to fill a planter box that measures - 880mm W x 6080mm L x 900mm D.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Centimeters, millimeters and milliliters 2005-04-19
From A student:
How many milliliters in a centimeter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic meters 2004-08-31
From Brad:
I have a 10' x 10' x 12" area & need to find the cubic meters, how do I do this?
Answered by Penny Nom.
130 cc. is ? 2004-08-20
From Ayrn:
130 cc. is ? I have to put 130cc. of petroleum in a bucket how much exactly is that? Also 110 cc.? I have to also put 110cc. wood alcohol in a bucket aswell!
Answered by Penny Nom.
Combien de litre y a t'il dans un M3 2004-07-30
From Un eleve:
j'aimerais savoir combien de litre y a t'il dans un M3. car je dois mettre un produit spécial dans une piscine.
Answered by Claude Tardif.
425 cc's of a saline solution 2004-03-30
From Julie:
425 cc's of a saline solution is equal to how much in lbs-weight??
Answered by Harley Weston.
Ounces into cubic centimeters 2004-01-27
From A student:
how do you convert ounces into cubic centimeters? Ex: how does 12 oz. change into cc.
Answered by Penny Nom.
A radio controled car 2003-06-08
From Robert:
I have a radio controled car (scale size 1/43). This car can travel 490 ft. per minute. I would like to know how fast that is at that scale size in miles per hour (and Kilometers per hour)?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Millimeters to inches 2003-05-28
From Brian:
I am a music instructor just trying to get a horn repaired. I have been trying to get replacement pearls for a keyboard of a horn. The mechanic needs the measurement in inches. The calibers say that the size is .115 mm can you tell me what that is in inches, I tried your formula of 2.54 mm per inch but this is a smaller size and I cannot seem to figure it out.
Answered by Penny Nom.
______cm=0.048km 2003-02-27
From Antonette:
______cm=0.048km
Answered by Penny Nom.
Millilitres and millimeters 2003-02-09
From Iwan:
I was just wondering whether a millilitre was equal to a millimetre, if not, what is there difference.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Units 2002-12-12
From Debbie:
The general equation for a parabola is y = ax 2 + bx + c, where a, b, c are constants. What are the units of each constant if y and x are in meters?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic centimeters 2002-11-07
From Rita:
Was in emergency room yesterday-MD aspirated 40cc of fluid from my knee--what does a "cc" equate to?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Kilometers to miles 2002-10-09
From A student:
how many miles are in 16 kilometers?
Answered by Leeanne Boehm.
A million sheets of 30 cm long paper 2002-09-15
From Jennifer:
if you put a million sheets of 30 cm long paper end to end, how many kilometer long would the paper be from begining to end?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The circumference of a 72 2002-08-14
From Linda:
What is the circumference of a 72" diameter circle?
Answered by Penny Nom.
A box that holds 22.4 liters 2002-07-07
From Jon:
How do I find the measurements required to make a box that holds 22.4 liters of something?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Ounces and cubic centimeters 2002-05-30
From Martin:
How many ounces are in 600cc of liquid?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Conversion of units 2002-04-29
From Matt:
I am having trouble finding a workable equation for the following problem, particularly the conversion of two systems of measurement.

The question states that there are 27 grams of salt in a kilogram of seawater. And it asks how many tonnes (1 tonne = 1000 kilograms) of salt are there in one cubic kilometer of ocean. It also says that the density of seawater is 1.1 g/cm3.

What is the equation and how do I figure out how many kilograms there are in a cubic kilometre?


Answered by Harley Weston.
My 1978 Chevy has a 350 cubic inch engine 2002-03-11
From Sharon:
If my 1978 Chevy has a 350 cubic inch engine, about what size engine would that be in liter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Diameter of a pipe 2002-02-16
From Landry:
I am trying to calculate the dia. of a pipe 60 inches long that will hold a gallon of water. What is the formula?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Number conversions and averages 2002-02-03
From A student:
A table has the measurements of 1.6m by 2m, how much material is needed to cover table? I converted to cm then multiplied but got an answer of 32000cm ,so I divide by 100 to get to metres - the answer was 320 which I know is wrong - please explain!!

Also I need to explain in my own words what an 'average' is and I am struggling.


Answered by Penny Nom.
Miles and kilometers 2002-01-22
From Dennis:
I'm in the middle of purchasng a vehicle and it was built in Canada. Therefore it is in kilometers and not in miles. I forgot how many kilometers are in a mile. It registers as 183,049 kilometers.
Answered by Penny Nom and Judi McDonald.
Metric units 2001-10-25
From Kelly:
i am helping my kids out with school work and don't remember meters,centimeters decimeters and all those. We have to change meters into cm.....and so on..........is there a place on the web to look for some kind of help in these questions
Answered by Penny Nom.
The diameter of an oval 2001-05-23
From Tim:
Is there a such thing as a diameter of a oval? If not, is there a way to get the circumference?
Answered by Claude Tardif and Penny Nom.
Conversions 2001-01-24
From Tanya:
I have 2 questions
  1. covert 628 kilometers to miles.(round off your answer to two decimal places.)

  2. a new clerk in your office is to earn $200 per week. If she works 30.5 hours each week, what is her hourly rate? (round off your answer to the nearest hundreth, that is, to the nearest cent.)

Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic meters to gallons 1999-12-09
From Chris Compton:
I am trying to convert cubic meters to gallons. Do you have the conversion formula? The problem I am trying to solve is:

59.62 cubic meters to gallons.


Answered by Harley Weston.

Ounces and milliliters 1999-04-17
From Tony Rizzi:
I'm mixing a formula of:

48 oz distilled water.
15 grams of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose GR (powder)
30 grams of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose MR (powder)
200 grams of Barium Sulfate (powder)
1000 grams of Calcium Hydroxide (powder)

After mixing, I need to estimate the amount of each ingredient that fits in a 3ml syringe. And how many syringes I can fill?
Answered by Harley weston.

Converting mm's to inches 1999-02-22
From Paul White:
It has been a long time since high school and I do not remember how to convert mm to inches. Could you please tell me what this would convert to in inches? 210 X 254 mm.
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Centimetres 1998-11-11
From Vicky Caldwell:
I work in Carpet Manufacturing and I need to know how to figure the calculation for a roll of carpet in centimeters. For example: a 12 x 100 roll of carpet equals 133.34 square yards, which is 100 linear ft. and 1,200 square foot. Can you please tell me how I would figure to get CENTIMETERS???????
Answered by Jack LeSage.
Nickles on the Highway 1998-09-22
From Ronnie Mac Donald:
How many nickels would it take to cover 226km of highway,each nickel is 2cm in diameter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
 
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