Length of a `king-size` bed

Length of a `king-size` bed (1.98 m)



Neat Ratios ...

Length of a `king-size` bed (1.98 m)

  • is 1/2000 of Length of Central Park (NYC) (4 km)...more
  • is 1/2000 of Length of the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro (4 km)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Length of the Kentucky Derby horse race (2 km)...more
  • is 1/40 of Wingspan of an Airbus A380 (79.8 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Typical flight of a flying fish (50 m)...more
  • is 1/10 of Length of a cricket pitch (20.12 m)...more
  • is 2/5 of Length overall of a `49er` racing dinghy (4.88 m)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

Is That A Big Number? - The Book

Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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