p01_039 - 39. Using the (exact) conversion 2.54 cm = 1 in....

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Unformatted text preview: 39. Using the (exact) conversion 2.54 cm = 1 in. we find that 1 ft = (12)(2.54)/100 = 0.3048 m (which also can be found in Appendix D). The volume of a cord of wood is 8 4 4 = 128 ft3 , which we convert (multiplying by 0.30483 ) to 3.6 m3 . Therefore, one cubic meter of wood corresponds to 1/3.6 0.3 cord. ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2008 for the course PHY 039 taught by Professor Furlan during the Spring '08 term at UniFor.

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