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    How I Convert Minutes/mile To Minutes/kilometer?
    When I Run I Do 8 Minutes Per Mile, How Can I Pass To Minutes Per Kilometer?
    Thanks, Eze

  • #2
    Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

    There are 1.6 kilometers/mile

    minutes/mile / 1.6 kilometers/mile = minutes/kilometer

    8 / 1.6 = 5 minutes/kilometer

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    • #3
      Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

      Robert, thank you very much for your help.
      Eze

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      • #4
        Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

        Originally posted by Unregistered
        How I Convert Minutes/mile To Minutes/kilometer?
        When I Run I Do 8 Minutes Per Mile, How Can I Pass To Minutes Per Kilometer?
        Thanks, Eze
        if i have been on a tread mill for 471 minutes how many kilomeres is that

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        • #5
          Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

          The maths here is incomplete. Example: converting a pace of (for example) 9 minutes and 57 seconds per mile:

          9.57 / 1.6 = 5.98...

          Which is not so useful.

          May I suggest the following procedure (particularly useful if you are going to do this in a spreadsheet for tracking, say, running training):

          1. Note that a more accurate conversion factor is 1.60934
          2. Convert your pace in minutes & seconds to a pace in seconds
          3. Divide the pace in seconds by the factor
          4. Convert your pace in seconds back into minutes and seconds

          Using the 9'57" pace given above, then:

          (9*60)+57 = 597
          597 / 1.60934 = 370.95952
          370.95952 / 60 = 6.18265

          Hence, approximate pace is 6 minutes and 18 seconds per kilometer.

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          • #6
            Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

            Originally posted by Unregistered
            Using the 9'57" pace given above, then:

            (9*60)+57 = 597
            597 / 1.60934 = 370.95952
            370.95952 / 60 = 6.18265

            Hence, approximate pace is 6 minutes and 18 seconds per kilometer.
            I agree with most of your comments, but there is a problem in the final step. The answer is 6.18265 minutes, but that is NOT the same 6 minutes 18 seconds.

            Note that 6 minutes is 360 s, subtract from 370.95952, and note the actual residual is about 10.96 s, ie correct answer is 00:06:10.96/km.

            The conversion factor you gave is more than accurate enough on a calculator, but if automating on a computer, note that 1.609344 km/mile is exact.

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            • #7
              Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

              I rode my bike (around our neighborhood) at a moderate pace for 25.42 min and I need to convert to miles. Our school is tracking our miles.
              Thanks

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              • #8
                Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

                Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
                The maths here is incomplete. Example: converting a pace of (for example) 9 minutes and 57 seconds per mile:

                9.57 / 1.6 = 5.98...

                Which is not so useful.

                May I suggest the following procedure (particularly useful if you are going to do this in a spreadsheet for tracking, say, running training):

                1. Note that a more accurate conversion factor is 1.60934
                2. Convert your pace in minutes & seconds to a pace in seconds
                3. Divide the pace in seconds by the factor
                4. Convert your pace in seconds back into minutes and seconds

                Using the 9'57" pace given above, then:

                (9*60)+57 = 597
                597 / 1.60934 = 370.95952
                370.95952 / 60 = 6.18265

                Hence, approximate pace is 6 minutes and 18 seconds per kilometer.
                try this... 6'14" and you will see

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                • #9
                  Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

                  Can anyone tell me how many minutes does it take to go a mile if your speed is 40 mph?

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                  • #10
                    Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

                    40 mph * 1 hr / 60 min = 0.6667 mi/min

                    1 mi / 0.6667 mi/min = 1.5 mins

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                    • #11
                      Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

                      OK, can anyone tell me a quick conversion to work out "Machine Hours" ie: Forklift Hours to be converted to the equivelant in Kilometres ??

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                      • #12
                        Re: How To Convert Minutes/mile

                        Originally posted by DINOTS9 View Post
                        Can anyone tell me how many minutes does it take to go a mile if your speed is 40 mph?
                        1 mile/40 mph x 60 min/h = 1.5 min

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                        • #13
                          A rectangular school ground is 150 m long and 100 m wide.

                          1.)What is its perimeter


                          2.)A runner wants to run 5 km. How many times must he go around it completely?


                          3.)If the speed of the runner is 6 minutes per km, how many minutes will it take him to make one round?


                          pls.. help i don't understand this lesson

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                          • #14
                            Re: A rectangular school ground is 150 m long and 100 m wide.

                            Originally posted by sammy veronica nobrianska View Post
                            1.)What is its perimeter


                            2.)A runner wants to run 5 km. How many times must he go around it completely?


                            3.)If the speed of the runner is 6 minutes per km, how many minutes will it take him to make one round?


                            pls.. help i don't understand this lesson
                            What are you having trouble with?. The perimeter of a rectangle includes two lengths and two widths, so 2*(L + W). That should allow you to answer #1

                            For #2, you need to know that 5 km = 5000 m. You either need to convert the 5 km run to meters and divide by the number of meters in the perimeter, or convert perimeter to km and divide 5 km by it.

                            For #3, you need to know the perimeter in kilometers (hint: it is a fraction of a kilometer) and multiply it by 6 min/km.

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