Ooops, My mistake, a roll of fencing is 20 Rods not 1.
Been a while since I read that label.
I've been subject to practice of dual-dimensioning and conversion awhile. Like hemmjo states, there is room and application for either. I do little programming, conversational at that. In most instances, mm entries are [seem] less susceptible to keystroke errors.
I'd say being able to select via touch of a button is best of both worlds.
...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...
Don't laugh. There's probably a course in teacher's colleges where future teachers are taught how to convert feet to bicycles and pounds to hamburgers.
We're well into the third generation of the dumbing down of the population. Soon folks will have to go to a scribe to have something read to them or written for them. The elite scribes will be able to do simple sums (but no division) for their clients.
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And everyone will call it mathematics, when it's arithmetic, because that's what the hive mind believes.
- Arithmetic is operations with numbers.
- Mathematics is manipulation of symbols (such as X).
I still know how to find the square root of a number with pencil and paper.
If you can't make it precise make it adjustable.
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