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Re: I can't read any more metric conv. posts...

: I also wonder why this thread is getting so long. Try to imagine
: the opposite: Someone (outside US, Burma or Liberia) suggests to
: go from metric to imperial units. I don't think he would get
: many answers. People would think he was nuts...

: I don't get those fractions. How to do calculations with them? I
: can't put them in a calculator without converting to decimals.
: And then I don't see the point in having them in the first
: place. In school I learned to do calculations with fractions by
: hand, but I don't remember the technique anymore. (Maybe it's
: just because I don't use fractions very often). But I do
: remember that it was much more complicated than decimal
: calculations.

: Palle Dam
: Denmark (Where we went metric in 1902)

Like most anything else, fractions arn't all that difficult if you use them all the time, if you never use them then they are somewhat tricky. Can always just convert them to decimal, then it's simple.

I suspect the reason's this thread is this long is two fold, one people hate fractions ('cept me) and it's winter in the northern hemisphere so no one can just go paddling ;)

Bill H.

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