Subject: Re: Multia FAQ addition / clarification...
To: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ted Spradley <email@example.com>
Date: 05/18/2000 21:14:27
> [ On Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at 22:20:27 (-0500), Ted Spradley wrote: ]=
> > Subject: Re: Multia FAQ addition / clarification... =
> > RTFM units(1)
> > =
> > This kind of problem is easy if you use a computer ;-)
> > =
> > Unfortunately, units(1) has no support for shillings.
> RTFM indeed! :-)
> It cannot convert Centigrade to Fahrenheit, for example.
> (but only because it can't do addition -- only multiplication)
Oops! That's embarrassing. It's right there in the first paragraph, and=
I skimmed right over it.
> FYI the formula is really simple and easy to remember, as it's just:
> =B0F =3D (=B0C * 9/5) + 32
> I usually remember it by simply remembering "five ninths" (and then I
> usually have to try the one numbers that I know 100% (i.e. 0=B0C =3D=3D=
> before I can figure out whether to add or subtract 32).
Yeah, that's the way I do it, too.