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    Setting Up Equations

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    Hi, I need assistance setting up an equation for this problem:
    Problem: If a satellite orbits the earth at a velocity of 3.2x10 to the fourth power km/hr, this would be the same as how many ft/min?

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    First step: (3.2x10^4 km/hr)(hr/60 min) = answer in km/min

    Second step: We need to know the conversion between feet and kilometers. This is it:
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    Solution Summary

    This solution provides the framework needed in order to approach deriving the necessary equation for the satellite described in this question. This solution acts as guide, taking a student through the steps required to reach the answer.

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