How many el in 1 smoot? The answer is 2.4663768115942. We assume you are converting between el [Dutch] and smoot. You can view more details on each measurement unit: el or smoot The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 1.4492753623188 el, or 0.58761311552474 smoot. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between el [Dutch] and smoots. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
1 el to smoot = 0.40545 smoot
5 el to smoot = 2.02727 smoot
10 el to smoot = 4.05453 smoot
20 el to smoot = 8.10906 smoot
30 el to smoot = 12.16359 smoot
40 el to smoot = 16.21812 smoot
50 el to smoot = 20.27265 smoot
75 el to smoot = 30.40898 smoot
100 el to smoot = 40.5453 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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