Ask MathaFilter:
If I square 100 mm I get 10,000 mm.
But, convert to .1 m, and square, we have .01, a smaller amount!
Why can using a conversion like this give a nonsensical answer? If I want a length times itself why does it matter the metric?
posted by Benzle
on Feb 2, 2012 -
7 answers

Hi everymathperson!
I guess I'll just jump right in:
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