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Why there are only 24 hours in a day?

  1. binnys18303 profile image37
    binnys18303posted 7 years ago

    Why there are only 24 hours in a day?


  2. pork22 profile image68
    pork22posted 7 years ago

    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"

  3. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    Because that's a convenient measure to fit in with the workings of the solar system and the universe.  Why is grass green?

  4. Dave Mathews profile image60
    Dave Mathewsposted 7 years ago

    what makes you as such a silly question?

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    Teddy Fanposted 7 years ago

    Is it not the amount of time the Earth takes to make 1 rotation?