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It's about half the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 740 is 0.4875 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 2.051 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about two times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 740 is 2.1 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 0.48 times that amount.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 740 is 2.37 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.422 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 740 is 2.39 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.418 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 740 is 2.68 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.373 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 740 is 2.72 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.368 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about one-third the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 740 is 0.3509 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 2.85 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)