tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sun Dec 05 21:02:48 1999

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Re: The Klingon Year (was:Re: Qo'noS)

At 06:56 PM 12/5/99 EST, you wrote:
>ja' Okrand:
>>jabbI'ID pup: Qapchu'meH 'aqroS chuq: cha' vI' chorgh loghqammey
>>High Resolution - Maximum Effective Range - 3.5 Light Years
>>jabbI'ID pupHa': Qapchu'meH chuq: chorgh vI' chorgh loghqammey
>>Medium to Low Resolution - Efeective Range - 11 Light Years
>jatlh quljIb:
>>Doing the math, we see that 1 loghqam = 1.25 light-years
>mIS SuSvaj:
>>I'm not sure I see the relevance of these first two facts.
>quljIb was observing that 2.8 loghqammey = 3.5 light years and 8.8
>= 11 light years, as specified in those first two sentences. Using simple 
>algebra, we get

>>As I recall, the length of a loghqam was given as 0.8 light years.

"Algebra" vIyajbej 'ach naDev jISImHa'law'.

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