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Re: Measurments

MorphemeAddict (MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com) [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']



In a message dated 8/4/2009 09:49:21 Eastern Daylight Time, 
nahqun@gmail.com writes:

> So it seems that we have ONE exact conversion: loghqam.
> 

I would take that with a grain of salt though.  It's frequently the case 
that decimals are used when a fraction is more precise.  While 1.25 is 
mathematically exactly equivalent to 1 1/4, they are very different in terms of 
precision, and the ".25" is particularly suspicious looking.  It could be that 
the value of the <loghqam> is simply closer to 5/4 than to either 4/4 or 
6/4, which is quite a large variance.

lay'tel SIvten






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