[seqfan] Re: How long is a foot?
davidwwilson at comcast.net
Fri Apr 12 03:11:05 CEST 2013
Prior to 1975, a meter was defined as 39.37 inches exactly, so an foot was
In 1975, America rebased its units on the SI system, and an inch became 2.54
centimeters exactly, so a foot is now 0.3048 meters, exactly.
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> A3678 is the speed of light, which is exactly 299792458 meters/sec, by
> The speed of light in miles per hour, miles/minute, miles/sec seem to be
> missing from the OEIS.
> To do the conversion, I need to know how to convert from meters to feet
> 200 decimal places, say).
> Hence the question: how long is a foot in meters (exactly)?
> What is the definition of a foot?
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