Metrics can't mangle the magical mile



  1. The "decimal point" is sometimes used with different meanings. In this article it is used differently for time and distance. Explain what 4.00.9 and 3.56 mean in comparison to 1609.34m.
  2. If he ran at the same rate for a mile as for 1500m, how long would it have taken Court to run the mile?
  3. How much longer would Court's mile have taken than Randal Markey's?


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