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Old 05-06-2018, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by BeaterofAincrad View Post
In case you or anybody else needs it, 1” = 25.4mm. Lots of people use something like 2.5cm(idk exactly because I don’t use it), but once you get into the larger numbers, using 2.5cm gives the incorrect conversion.

Btw, I learned this in my Machining class.
25.4mm = 2.54cm= 0.0254 meters
25mm = 2.5cm = 0.025 meters
Study up on significant figures if interested.

At UIUC, g=9.81 m/s^2
At EIU, they use 9.8 and I was wondering what happened to the precision.

If you don't go to the 5th decimal point when using Pi in your calculations, ugghhh. LOL

3.14 makes me sick.

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