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Response to mopinko (Reply #29)

Thu Jun 6, 2019, 10:11 AM

37. because it's always been taught by converting it to english/american instead of just using it.

In areas where it's simply used (science labs, track and field, soda bottles, etc...) we get used to the numbers and it makes sense. We know what 2 liters is because we see 2 liter bottles all the time. Runners know how far it is to run 10K or 5K.

But those same runners would probably be confused if told that the speed limit driving the same road was 40kph.

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