If an object travels at five feet per second, how many feet does it travel in one hour?
The speed generally is defined as distance per unit of time.
Answer: If an object travels at five feet per second, then it travels 18000 feet in one hour.
Let’s solve it by using the speed formula.
Speed = 5 feet per second.
Time = one hour
First, convert time from an hour to seconds
So, one hour is 60 × 60 = 3600 s
In the question, it is asked how many feet it travels in one hour.
Distance = Speed × Time
⇒ D = 5 × 3600
⇒ D = 18000 ft.
So, the distance traveled by the object in one hour is 18000 ft.
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