METRIC-COMPARISIONS

METRIC-COMPARISIONS - 10 and add 32 It's accurate to the degree every time Figure 1 Comparison of the area of a hectare(10,000 m 2 to two U.S

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“Farming the Waters” - THE METRIC SYSTEM (see also http://aqua.ucdavis.edu/ “Calculations”) METRIC TON (mt) = 1,000 kg (a little over 1 US ton, to be exact 2,204.62 lbs.) 1 Pound (lb) = 454 grams {1 oz) = ~ 30 grams} 1 Kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds HECTARE (ha) = pronounced hek’ter , a unit of surface measurement 1 ha = 10,000 sq. meters (2.471 acres or about 2 football fields) 1 Meter (m) = 100 cm (3.2808 feet or about a yard-stick in length) 1 Centimeter (cm) = 2.54 inches o F - 32 Degrees Centigrade o C = 1.8 C o F o 10 50 15 59 20 68 22 72 24 75 26 79 28 83 30 86 35 95 Or to quickly convert from C° to F°, multiply the temperature by 2, subtract
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Unformatted text preview: 10%, and add 32. It's accurate to the degree every time. Figure 1. Comparison of the area of a hectare (10,000 m 2 ) to two U.S. college football fields ~ 98 meters 320 feet in total 160 feet 160 feet 30feet END ZONE END ZONE END ZONE END ZONE 50 -YARDLINE fieldofplay 00yards(300feet) END ZONE END ZONE END ZONE END ZONE ~110meters(360feet) Area of two college football fields (110 meters x 98 meters) = 10,780 m 2 or ~ 1.08 hectares...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course ANS 18 taught by Professor Mchenry during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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METRIC-COMPARISIONS - 10 and add 32 It's accurate to the degree every time Figure 1 Comparison of the area of a hectare(10,000 m 2 to two U.S

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