Use the Fibonacci Sequence to Quickly Convert Between Miles and Kilometers

As Reddit user daneah explains, this is because the golden ratio (~1.618) is very close to the conversion of miles to kilometers (~1.609). Of course, that tiny difference will break down eventually, but for everyday mental conversions, it’s handy.

Source: Use the Fibonacci Sequence to Quickly Convert Between Miles and Kilometers

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