electro-Physics: 17.3409 volts

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Mon Dec 13 15:05:27 2004

At 02:55 PM 12/13/2004, you wrote:
>the only sound physical reason for fractions is cooking... the general populace is so technically illiterate that is really doesn't make a difference whether things are in fractions or decimal. They really don't have a clue anyway. When was the last time you heard any clerk actually count change out or someone realize that 1/4 cup is 1/2 of a 1/2 cup...

But measuring by volume isn't necessarily the best method, either,
particularly for flours that vary in volume depending on how long
they've been sitting, the weather, or whether they've been sifted.

They teach fractions like that in third or fourth grade.
There's no excuse.

- John

P.S. Watch for me on the Food Network's "The Next Food Network Star" contest.
Received on Mon Dec 13 2004 - 15:05:27 GMT

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