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15. (a) Presuming that a French decimal day is equivalent to a regular day, then the ratio of weeks is simply 10/7 or (to 3 significant figures) 1.43. (b) In a regular day, there are 86400 seconds, but in the French system described in the
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Unformatted text preview: problem, there would be 10 5 seconds. The ratio is therefore 0.864....
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course PHYS 100 taught by Professor Shylnov during the Spring '08 term at Illinois Tech.

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