Asked Dec 16, 2019

The Roman cubitus is an ancient unit of measure equivalent to about 0.445 m. Convert the 2.00-m height of a basketball forward to cubiti.


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Write the relation connecting meters and cubits


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1cubitus 2m=2m 0.0445 m = 4.49 cubitus


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