I always just think of a meter being equal to yards plus ten percent.
A yard is 36 inches. 10 percent of that is 3.6 inches. Total = 39.6
inches. Yes, it is off about a quarter inch, but it is close enough
for goverment work.
90 meter is about 99 yards. About the length of a football field.
(10 percent of 90 = 9, 90 + 9 = 99.) Using 39.3707 for the conversion
gives 98.42675 yards. So my estimate would only be off a bit over a
foot and an half per 100 yards.
Edward W. Sleight wrote:
> Guys, I made a little error. A Meter is actually 39.3707 inches. I
> misread the 7 and 0 positions. So, a correction....Jack Benny's age
> -2 ( my IQ ).
> And for those of you who don't know who Jack Benny is, learn. And I'm
> sorry you never had to chance to see this guy in action.
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