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Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
Length Icon (Ruler)
Length
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Weight
Speed Icon (Running Man)
Speed
Time Icon (Clock)
Time
Area Icon (Floorplan)
Area
Volume Icon (Beaker)
Volume
Computer Data Icon (Laptop)
Data

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.
Unit

Amount





486.7 centimeters is about four-fifths as as a Giraffe.
In other words, the of a Giraffe is 1 times that amount.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 600 centimeters tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
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