Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Dik T. Winter (
Sat, 21 Oct 1995 01:10:35 GMT

In article <469avj$> Rusty Rae <Rustyra@!> writes:
> >Depends on how far you're driving. Driving 750 km takes 7.5 hours. For me
> >that's easier than figuring out how many hours it takes to drive 450 miles.
> So let me see if I'm hearing your correctly. You have a difficult
> time dividing 450 by 60. A joke, right?

You hear wrong. He does say that it is easier to divide 750 by 100 than
450 by 60 and get a decimal number. Not that the second is very difficult.

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