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Topic: If Einstein was American
Message: Posted by: TomasB (Mar 31, 2006 07:05AM)
Written in his notebook was


where E was in calories, m in pounds and c in miles/h.

What was the American constant A?

Message: Posted by: Jonathan Townsend (Mar 31, 2006 08:39AM)
A calorie is 4.184 Kg*M/seconds squared, which seems odd for an American who uses foot-pounds/second squared and thus crashes the Mars probe. ;)
Message: Posted by: Steve Martin (Mar 31, 2006 09:30AM)
A = 0.02167