The most powerful engine available for the classic 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray developed 360 horsepower and had a displacement of 327 cubic inches. Express this displacement in liters (L) by using only the conversions 1 L = 1000 cm3 and 1 in. = 2.54 cm.

Solution 5E Given 3 1 L = 1000 cm 1 inch = 2.54 cm To convert litre (327 inch) × 2.54cm/in) × (L/1000 cm ) = 5.36 L 3 3 Hence the volume is 5.36 × 1000 cm = 5360 cm 1 cm is less than the 1 inch so, the volume in cm is larger. 5295.438 cm 1000 cm =5.295 L