Google is getting smarter and smarter everyday. Not only it's the main search engine almost universally, it's also becoming a go to tool for live smart computations and unit conversions. Basically, you can think of Google as a:
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We define a static unit conversion as one that doesn't change over time. For example, converting Pounds into Kilograms or Celsius in Fahrenheit. All you have to do to get your answer is open Google and type one of the following queries. Google will display the result and also add input fields so that you can change the input and the units more easily.
140 pounds to kg 40 c to f
Dynamic or live units on the other hand, as we see them, are ones that change over time. For example, currency conversions or even timezone conversions. Keep in mind that timezone conversions might not give the same results depending on Daylight Saving Time (DST) in both the origin and the result timezones.
Here's where Google gets more useful. Let's say you have to attend a webinar at "10:00am Central Time" but have no idea how that translates to your current local time. Pop the below query into Google and you'll get the answer right away. Notice how simple and how human and easy to remember the query is.
10:00 am central time to beirut time
You can also use Google for live currency conversions or to get the current weather in a certain location. Try those queries for example and you'll get your answers in addition to extra valuable info.
100 usd in lbp current weather in new york
Well, Google is your friend. It's becoming more and more useful every day and it's always best to test your query or question in Google and then go from there to delve into the details whenever needed.
Have fun and keep googling!
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Using Google for Live Unit Conversions