How many smoot in 1 el?
The answer is 0.40545304971207.
We assume you are converting between smoot and el [Dutch].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.58761311552474 smoot, or 1.4492753623188 el.
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1 smoot to el = 2.46638 el
5 smoot to el = 12.33188 el
10 smoot to el = 24.66377 el
15 smoot to el = 36.99565 el
20 smoot to el = 49.32754 el
25 smoot to el = 61.65942 el
30 smoot to el = 73.9913 el
40 smoot to el = 98.65507 el
50 smoot to el = 123.31884 el
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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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