Write the ratio 162 heartbeats in 60 seconds as a unit rate.

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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There are two main ways you could write this. You could write 2.7 bps (beats per second).

You could write it as 162 BPM. That's 162 beats per minute. That's a standard way to track heart beat.

Either would be a unit rate.

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givingiswinning | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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162/60 = 2.7

2.7 beats per seconds 

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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162 heartbeats in 60 seconds as a unit rate.

divide 162 by 60 = 

2.7

so 2.7 beats per seconds ot 162 beats per minute

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