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foot [pre-1963 Canada]
How many foot in 1 smoot?
The answer is 5.5833333333333.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2808398950131 foot, or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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1 foot to smoot = 0.1791 smoot
5 foot to smoot = 0.89552 smoot
10 foot to smoot = 1.79104 smoot
20 foot to smoot = 3.58209 smoot
30 foot to smoot = 5.37313 smoot
40 foot to smoot = 7.16418 smoot
50 foot to smoot = 8.95522 smoot
75 foot to smoot = 13.43284 smoot
100 foot to smoot = 17.91045 smoot
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A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. There are twelve inches in one foot and three feet in one yard.
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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