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What makes up a mile?

by Brooke Donovan
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What makes up a mile? mile, any of various units of distance, such as the statute mile of 5,280 feet (1.609 km). It originated from the Roman mille passus, or “thousand paces,” which measured 5,000 Roman feet. About the year 1500 the “old London” mile was defined as eight furlongs.

How many sprints on a basketball court is a mile? A basketball court is 94 feet long. 5,280 feet divided by 94 feet is approximately 56. So 56 full court sprints equals one mile in distance.

What does a Hellcat run in the quarter-mile? The Hellcat engine is a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 running on 717 horsepower with 656 lb-ft of torque. All this power gets the Hellcat from 0-60 MPH in 3.7 seconds and a quarter mile in 11.8 seconds.

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