Re: Deane Kidd and the Metric System

Tom Gardner

On 14/12/17 22:57, Ian Newman [TekScopes] wrote:

On the topic of conversion between Imperial and SI units of length there is a well known method of quickly converting aliquot parts of an inch to millimetres using the approximation 254 = 256
How very annoyingly neat and simple. Annoying because I didn't think of it myself.

It makes pi*pi == g == 10 look boring.

Anyway, thanks; email saved!

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