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 Tuesday, September 2, 200811 years ago • 4,938 views Bizarrely, typing 'eight days a week' into Google brings up the calculator and returns the result 1.142 which is 8/7. I saw this on SEOmoz along with 9 other weird Google results.Apparently ten, four and eight one works too. seomoz.org/blog/the-xfiles-of- ... 11 years ago # It translates to :[convert] eight days [into] a weekorHow many weeks is eight days?Odd, but not that surprising :) 11 years ago # Or you can think of "eight days a week" as meaning "eight days per week", i.e. (8 days / 7 days) or 1.142... Above 3 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged, 11 years ago # yea, i noticed this some week ago with [two days a week], a festival here in austria... 11 years ago # Must be some sort of colloquialism somewhere that "x a y" is equivalent to "x in y". For example you can do a query on four feet a yard (google.com/search?hl=en&q= ...) and get "1.333..." The only way it differs from the query four feet in yard (google.com/search?hl=en&q= ...) is that the no units appear in the answer. 11 years ago # This really isn't that bad. It's thinks you're trying to figure out how many weeks that is.. it's 1.14 weeks.AM 11 years ago # days a week = 1/7 = 0.1428571438 * 0.142857143 =1.14285714 11 years ago # Nice Beatles reference. This thread is locked as it's old... but you can create a new thread in the forum.

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