   # Can you calculate which quantity is greater from the two variables?

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Suppose "s" represents the number of seconds in a day and "h" represents the number of hours in ten years (which will also include two leap years), can you calculate which quantity is greater from the two variables? posted Apr 19, 2015

h>s

s=24x60x60=24x3600
h=365x24x8+366x24x2=24x(3600+52) ==> h>s answer Aug 2, 2018

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