[Yak] Odometer correction math stuff
jkeenan0407 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 22 09:41:05 CDT 2005
I do something similar. Here's an example:
Say I set my reading to 133 in my Cateye (Mity8) for my 16" wheels.
I go and do a twelve mile check against mile markers:
Mile markers = 12.0 miles
Odometer = 12.84 miles
12.84 = X% of 12.0
X% = 12.84/12.0
X = 107.25 % which means I'm registering 107.25% of what I should be.
Then the formula to get the correct mileage becomes 133 = 107.25% of X (X
being what it should be)
Solving for X we get X= 133/107.25%
X = my new setting of 124
124 (times) 107.25 = 133 (rounding)
Yup, then I go out and compare it to the mileage markers again.
Hope the..ummm..math helps.
Slo "should I throw away my odometer" Joe Recumbo
P.S. If that doesn't "compute" email me and I'll send you an excel
spreadsheet so you can just plug in the numbers.
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