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

Grant Edwards (
Mon, 23 Oct 1995 21:06:31 GMT

Rusty Rae (Rustyra@! wrote:
: (Grant Edwards) wrote:
: >Matthew Hunt ( wrote:
: >: On the highway, it takes about a minute to drive a mile. Too hard?
: >
: >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?

I wouldn't say it's "difficult" (I could say 7.something without thinking
too hard) but it's certainly harder than dividing 750 by 10.

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