How many U in 1 smoot?
The answer is 38.285714285714.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 22.497187851519 U, or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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1 U to smoot = 0.02612 smoot
10 U to smoot = 0.26119 smoot
20 U to smoot = 0.52239 smoot
30 U to smoot = 0.78358 smoot
40 U to smoot = 1.04478 smoot
50 U to smoot = 1.30597 smoot
100 U to smoot = 2.61194 smoot
200 U to smoot = 5.22388 smoot
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A smoot is a unit of distance (or "length", as physical scientists say) used for measuring the Harvard Bridge. It is named after an MIT fraternity pledge at Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Oliver R. Smoot (class of 1962). In October of 1958, fellow students helped Mr. Smoot measure the length of the bridge by placing him end to end and marking the increments. Oliver was a top student at MIT and went on to run NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The smoot is equal to his height (five feet and seven inches -- 1.70 m), and the bridge's length was measured to be "364.4 smoots plus one ear".
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