A page of the Numeropedia - the Special Encyclopedia of Numbers
The number of chains in a furlong.
1 mile = 8 furlongs = 80 chains = 5280 feet = 8000 links = 63,360 inches. Chain (or Gunter’s chain or surveyor’s chain) is a unit used in surveying.
The length of a hand (10 centimeters), a measurement used on horses.
Mohs hardness scale for estimating the hardness of minerals or solid substances: diamond 10, corundum 9, topaz 8, quartz 7, orthoclase 6, apatite 5, fluorite 4, calcite 3, gypsum 2 and talc 1.
The 10 o’clock direction is 60o to the left.
A popular volume (10 fluid ounces or 296 milliliters) of a medium-size soft drink bottle.
The number of square feet in a square meter.
U.S. customary units for area measures: 1 m2 (square meter) = 10.76391ft2 (square feet) = 1550.0031 inch2 (square inches).