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- From: "Greg Smith" <strusup(--nospam--at)gte.net>
- Date: Sun, 3 Oct 1999 18:27:50 -0500
Jake got it right. There can be a problem using a comma for a decimal as is typical in Europe. t's kind of like building Hoover dam 50 miles west of where it should have been because of a misplaced decimal point. They didn't know what to do with it so they turned it into a drive in theater. just kidding, Greg -----Original Message----- From: Jake Watson <jwatson(--nospam--at)inconnect.com> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> Date: Sunday, October 03, 1999 5:07 PM Subject: Re: the bridge in morocco::: 3616 km long reallly??? >Anand Kathula wrote: >> >> hi mr Aghbal, >> Have been seeing ur bridge for about amonth now, >> have a few questions:: >> you say the bridge is 3616 km long. Is it really that long, where exactly >> is it in morocco, >> why are they building it and waht areyou trying to cross. Is it >> economically feasible to >> build a 3000 km long bridge. and what are 'french' units:: i thought europe >> and the >> rest of the world used S.I units.They do not belong to france by any means >> Just a thought, the distance from L.A to new york is about 4000 km. >> >> with a span length of 45 m each, how many spans do you think you are gonna >> use?? >> >> If its a typing mistake iam extremely sorry other wise we are all stupid >> engineers to believe you. >> >> ANAND KATHULA >> Email: axkathul(--nospam--at)twsu.edu >> 2330, N OLIVER ST >> APT 204, TALL OAKS >> wichita >> Kansas 67220 >> >I believe that the coma represents a decimal. Therefor the bridge is >3.616 km long. > >Jake Watson, E.I.T. >Salt Lake City, UT >
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