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Because that's a convenient measure to fit in with the workings of the solar system and the universe. Why is grass green?
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Is it not the amount of time the Earth takes to make 1 rotation?
You could measure your day in decimal time as centidays, or 1/100th of a day (14.4 minutes). Chinese measured time this way for many centuries. Their unit for the centiday is called "ke"
what makes you as such a silly question?
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