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This section of The Calculator Site contains interesting articles about finance, currency as well as instructional 'how to' features on converting between units.


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How Many Cubic Feet is my Refrigerator?

Measuring the space inside your refrigerator might not be your first choice of activity for a Saturday afternoon, but it has its purposes.Perhaps you're planning to buy a week of meal-prep kits described as fitting in an 18 cubic foot fridge, or you're moving house and need to check that your fridge...


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How to Calculate Net Income (With Examples)

Net income, also called net profit, is calculated by deducting an organisation's total expenses from their total revenue. It's basically the spare money left over at the end of a financial year, and a business might use it to invest, expand, save, or give out to shareholders...


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What is the Difference Between Nominal, Effective and APR Interest Rates?

Whether you're paying interest on a debt or earning interest on savings and investments, the nominal interest rate is the figure used before considering inflation. Nominal interest rates are the ones advertised on financial products, but once they are adjusted for inflation, these can go up or down ...


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Density Formula - How To Calculate Density

If you've ever been fooled by the old question, 'Which weighs more: a pound of feathers or a pound of lead?' then you wouldn't be alone. Although the feathers and the lead both weigh exactly the same (um, a pound), their density is wildly different, and we can sometimes mentally conflate weight and ...


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How Many Steps Are In a Mile?

Research suggests that the number of walking steps in a mile for a person of average height and weight is between 2,000 and 2,500 steps. That figure decreases to between 1,400 and 1,700 steps per mile when running, due to the increase in stride length...


Weights and Measures - a Poem
It is common knowledge that I love receiving communications from my visitors. This week, Robert Morrice sent me this wonderful poem and has kindly allowed me to share it with you. It's titled Weights and Measures. Enjoy...Yards are, as everyone knows,Length from fingertip to noseAnd twenty two make...

How to Calculate Percentages
How many cents are in a dollar? Correct! 100. How many years are in a century? Yep, 100. How many legs are on a centipede? Usually about 70, actually. Sorry. I guess the Romans who came up with the name couldn't get one to sit still for long enough. Anyway, cent means one hundred, and percent (%) me...

Why I've Chosen Ezoic as a Partner
People often ask me how I manage to fund my website, so I thought I'd write a little article about this today. To be able to dedicate a large amount of time to a project like this, and cover the costs associated with it, you need to be able to find a way to fund it...

How Many Meters Are in a Mile?
Miles and meters, meters and miles. If you happen to procure a time machine and meet a monocled Brit from 1825, they might give you directions to the nearest Olde Pie Shoppe in miles. And much obliged you would be for that, too. In fact, even if you talk to any Brit or American today - here in the 2...

How Big Is A Hectare?
In a previous article we featured the acre unit and discussed how big an acre is. Today we turn our attention to the hectare.What is a hectare?If you think 'hectare' is a pretty cool name for a Trojan prince, then you might want to read on for some educational enlightenment! (The legendary prince is...



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