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Metric Conversion for the Impatient

Very roughly:

1 meter (m) ~ 1.1 yard ~ 3.3 feet

1 kilometer (km) ~ 0.6 miles

1 kilo(gram) (kg) ~ 2.2 pounds

1 liter (l) ~ 1.05 quarts

1 kilo-Joule (kJ) ~ 1/4 calorie

Temperature is tricky:

Centigrade is tricky!