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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)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
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)
Each McDonald's Big Mac crown bun contains about 350 sesame seeds. McDonald's serves about 1.57 million Big Macs to its customers each day.
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)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
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)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.
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)
Nicknamed "America's pastime," there are 276 professional baseball teams in the United States (across all levels of play). Major League Baseball — the league with the highest level of professional play — drew more than 74 million spectators at gmes in 2013.
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)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.