icon" to view the SpeechStream® loolbar article foradditional details.You work for the city recreationdepartment, which is hosting a 5kilometer run/walk next week. Yourcoworker measured the course andfound that it is only 4.75 kilometerslong. He asks you to move the finishline forward 0.25 kilometers. Yourtape measure is marked in feet andinches. What is the distance he hasasked you to move the finish line, tothe nearest foot?​

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Answer:[tex]\simeq 820 feet[/tex]Step-by-step explanation:He has asked me to move the finish line 0.25 km forwardNow, we know that1 km = 0.621371 mile⇒ 0.25 km = [tex]0.25 \times 0.621371[/tex] mile                      = [tex]0.25 \times 0.621371 \times 1760 \times 3[/tex] feet (since 1760 yards = 1 mile and 3 feet = 1 yard)                     = 820.20972 feet                    [tex]\simeq 820 feet[/tex] . (Answer)