Re: Deane Kidd and the Metric System


stefan_trethan
 

Come on guys, surely it was a joke!
It's like saying to get from feet to inches divide by 0.08333333.

ST

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 2:48 AM, Barry n4buq@knology.net [TekScopes]
<TekScopes@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
I worked in a metric shop for 10 years. I pretty much always used 25.4 as the conversion factor. 0.03937 is a rounded recriprocal of 25.4 which is technically the correct conversion factor between inches and millimeters (and easier for me to remember).

Thanks,
Barry - N4BUQ

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