Re: OT: Temperature Conversions
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- Subject: Re: OT: Temperature Conversions
- From: "Albert F. Limberg" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 21:17:44 -0600 (MDT)
Simplest solutions of all:
1. Don't convert, who needs to?
2. Use a conversion table.
3. Put the formula on your computer and run a macro.
In this day and age of automation . . . why work so hard. Iris list
members have better things to do than convert Fahrenheit to Celsius and
Do something useful . . . go weed an iris bed <g>!
John I Jones wrote:
> Michael Cook wrote:
> > Since those of us in the United States use Fahrenheit and those in
> > most other nations uses Celsius, this may be helpful to someone. This
> > method is far easier to use than using the fractions 5/9 or 9/5.
> Maybe for some, but for me multiplying fractions 5/9 or 9/5 in my head
> is easier than multiplying or (especially) dividing by 1.8 in my head.
> There aren't many absolutes in this world.
> John | "There be dragons here"
> | Annotation used by ancient cartographers
> | to indicate the edge of the known world.
> John Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Fremont CA, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay)
> Max high 95F/35C, Min Low 28F/-2C average 10 days each
> Heavy clay base for my raised beds.