[time-nuts] 15 ns vs. 15 nS

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Tue May 22 15:15:27 EDT 2007


At 02:55 PM 5/22/2007, Chuck Harris wrote...
>Rob Kimberley wrote:
> > In Imperial measure, 8 pints make a gallon and 2 pints make a 
> quart.....
> >
> > US quarts???...
>
>US quart is 32 oz, and 4 of them makes a US gallon.  5 makes an 
>imperial gallon.

No, because US and Imperial ounces are not the same. A US ounce is 
231/128 in^3. An Imperial ounce is 1/160 x 4.54609 liters (~277.42/160 
in^3).

Roughly, US = 1.8 in^3, Imp. = 1.73 in^3. 





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