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Name: Ahmad D.
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Age: 40s
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Date: 7/29/2003


Question:
There are 2 different calories, International calorie 4.1868 J and thermodynamic calorie 4.184 J. What is the difference between them?


Replies:
Ahmad,

2.8 mJ.

In all seriousness I really dont know why that is the case. Why do we have TONs (UK) and TONs(US)? I guess they just decided to use both for some good reason. Otherwise they would not have both.

Regards,

Darin Wagner



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