99.44% pure

Chris F Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Sun Dec 24 21:24:33 UTC 2006

Dave Wilton wrote:

> As for Ivory Soap, a 0.66% impurity content (parts per thousand) would be
> trivially easy to directly measure. My question was always 99.44% pure what?

Whatever it is, it must be a substance for which 100.1% make a whole.

Chris Waigl

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