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• ## Re: [Mental Calculation] The meter, coincidence or design?

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• Sorry, Jerry, so important wasn t the inch. The meter is derived from geography, representing 1/10 000 000 part of the distance from the equator to the pole.
Oct 31, 2010 1 of 3
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Sorry, Jerry, so important wasn't the inch.
The meter is derived from geography, representing 1/10 000 000 part of
the distance from the equator to the pole. (On the meridian, that runs
through Paris.) That was the original definition of a meter.

Quoting Jerry <wholphin48@...>:

>
>
> Not familiar with the origin of the meter but intrigued by this...
>
> A meter = 39.37 inches
>
> 3937 has two prime factors, 31 and 127
>
> 2^4 times 31 is a perfect number, 496
>
> 2^6 times 127 is a perfect number 8128
>
> Add the two exponents of two and you get ten which is the
> numerical base of the metric system.
>
> This is all a coincidence or design?
>
> RSVP,
>
> Jerry Newport
>
>
• Cool! Thanks,whoever sent that!! Jerry Newport
Nov 1, 2010 1 of 3
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Cool! Thanks,whoever sent that!!

Jerry Newport

--- In MentalCalculation@yahoogroups.com, office@... wrote:
>
> Sorry, Jerry, so important wasn't the inch.
> The meter is derived from geography, representing 1/10 000 000 part of
> the distance from the equator to the pole. (On the meridian, that runs
> through Paris.) That was the original definition of a meter.
>
>
> Quoting Jerry <wholphin48@...>:
>
> >
> >
> > Not familiar with the origin of the meter but intrigued by this...
> >
> > A meter = 39.37 inches
> >
> > 3937 has two prime factors, 31 and 127
> >
> > 2^4 times 31 is a perfect number, 496
> >
> > 2^6 times 127 is a perfect number 8128
> >
> > Add the two exponents of two and you get ten which is the
> > numerical base of the metric system.
> >
> > This is all a coincidence or design?
> >
> > RSVP,
> >
> > Jerry Newport
> >
> >
>
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