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How long is 78 inches?

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It's about as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, the height of Michael Jordan is 1.01 times 78 inches.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 78 inches tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 7.87 inches shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, the length of a Queen Size Bed is 1.026 times 78 inches.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 80 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, the length of a King Size Bed is 1.026 times 78 inches.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 80 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 78 inches is 1.04 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.9615 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 75 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 78 inches is 1.04 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.9615 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 75 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 78 inches is 1.11 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.901 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 70.5 inches in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 1.1 times 78 inches.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 87 inches tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.