Convert rod [international] to furlong [international]

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How many rod [international] in 1 furlong [international]? The answer is 40.
We assume you are converting between rod [international] and furlong [international].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.19883878151595 rod [international], or 0.0049709695378987 furlong [international].
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Quick conversion chart of rod [international] to furlong [international]

1 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 0.025 furlong [international]

10 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 0.25 furlong [international]

20 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 0.5 furlong [international]

30 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 0.75 furlong [international]

40 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 1 furlong [international]

50 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 1.25 furlong [international]

100 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 2.5 furlong [international]

200 rod [international] to furlong [international] = 5 furlong [international]

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Definition: Rod

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).

Definition: Furlong

A furlong is a measure of distance within Imperial units and U.S. customary units, and is equal to 660 feet or 201.168 metres. There are eight furlongs in a mile.

Distances for thoroughbred horse races in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States are still given in miles and furlongs (example), but the unit is otherwise no longer in common use. It is heavily used within the rail industry (especially maintenance and repair services) in the UK, due to the legacy measurements and distance markers from when the tracks were first laid down.

Coincidentally, 5 furlongs is approximately 1 kilometer (1.00584 to be exact).

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