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Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
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Length
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Weight
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Speed
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Time
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Area
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Volume
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Data

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0.0099 miles per second is about one-and-a-half times as as Usain Bolt.
In other words, it's 1.55 times the of Usain Bolt, and the of Usain Bolt is 0.645 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 0.00642 miles per second at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.
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