Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2006 11:11:29 +0200
From: Greg Farris <farrisnospam.org>
Subject: Re: Gas Consumption


In article <Xns9863A0DD236CBfritzfriicomnospam168.3.50>, fritzxxxnospamrii.com says... > > >Greg Farris <farrisnospam.org> wrote: >> For those who wish to convert between the European l/100km and the US >> MPG, you can simply multiply by .00425, then take the inversion. Since >> it's an inversion, the same operation works in both directions. So the >> 12, 11 and 10 l/100 mentioned above, become 19.6, 21.4 and 23.5 MPG >> respectively. > >Or if you're lazy, you can do like do: go into Google and enter > 10 l per 100 km in mpg >...and out spits "23.5214584 miles per gallon." > Can you do that while driving? I cannot, but I have programmed it into my HP calculator, which is virtually always with me, and doesn't require an on-line connection. And even without that, using the "15" rule, I can do it roughly in my head. I agree, Internet is a fantastic resource. Knowledge is even better! GF

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