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How long is 1.70 cubits?

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It's about two-fifths as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 1.70 cubits is 0.4080 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 2.4510 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 4.1670 cubits from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-fifths as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 1.70 cubits is 0.3890 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 2.570 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 4.330 cubits tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.4370 cubits shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about two-fifths as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 1.70 cubits is 0.38250 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 2.6140 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 4.4440 cubits from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-fifths as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 1.70 cubits is 0.38250 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 2.6140 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 4.4440 cubits from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-third as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 2.90 times 1.70 cubits.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 4.80 cubits tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 4.60 cubits and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-third as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 2.90 times 1.70 cubits.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 4.80 cubits tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-third as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 2.90 times 1.70 cubits.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 5 cubits. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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