# How to convert m/sec into km/hr

*To convert m/sec into km/hr, multiply the number by 18 and then divide it by 5*.

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Solved Example 1:Convert 20 m/sec into km/hr.

Solution:

20 m/sec

Step 1:

Multiply 20 by 18

We have 20 * 18 = 360

Step 2:

Divide 360 by 5

360/5 = 72

Final Answer:

20 m/sec = 72 km/hr

Try yourself: Practice Sheet 1

Solved Example 2:Convert 36 m/sec into km/hr.

Solution:

36 m/sec

Step 1:

Multiply 36 by 18

We have 36 * 18 = 648

Step 2:

Divide 648 by 5

648/5 = 129.6

Final Answer:

36 m/sec = 129.6 km/hr

Try yourself: Practice Sheet 2

Better Understanding:The problem can be solved using an unitary method.

A shopkeeper sells each pencil for 5 cents. How much do 4 pencils cost? 4 * 5 cents= 20 cents, isn't it? What is the cost of 7 pencils? Yes, your guess is right. It is 7 * 5 cents = 35 cents.

Let us work out the problem in example 1 as it explained here.