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Is 1/4 US cups equivalent to 2 metric tablespoons?

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I followed this chain of reasoning:

By calculation (generator: ["now@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

The current time is April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

The current time is April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

By calculation (generator: ["second_parameter@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

US cup is the second parameter of 1/4 US cups

US cup is the second parameter of 1/4 US cups

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

US cup is a US customary unit ([fact: ["134510940@trueknowledge.com"]])

US cup is a US customary unit ([fact: ["134510940@trueknowledge.com"]])

US customary unit
is a subclass of
scalar unit
([fact: ["230143354@trueknowledge.com"]])

US cup
is a
unit of capacity
([fact: ["127720733@trueknowledge.com"]])

unit of capacity
is a subclass of
scalar unit
([fact: ["230143310@trueknowledge.com"]])

US cup
is a
unit of measurement
([fact: ["134011723@trueknowledge.com"]])

unit of measurement
is a subclass of
scalar unit
([fact: ["123916715@trueknowledge.com"]])

By calculation (generator: ["instance_scalar_unit@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

US cup is a scalar unit

US cup is a scalar unit

By calculation (generator: ["unit_used_in@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

US cup is the unit used in 1/4 US cups

US cup is the unit used in 1/4 US cups

By calculation (generator: ["second_parameter@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

metric tablespoon is the second parameter of 2 metric tablespoons

metric tablespoon is the second parameter of 2 metric tablespoons

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

litre is the optimum conversion unit for metric tablespoon ([fact: ["644333080@trueknowledge.com"]])

litre is the optimum conversion unit for metric tablespoon ([fact: ["644333080@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 1:
0.015
is the multiplier that converts
metric tablespoon and litre
([fact: ["724937280@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 1
is true for
all time
([fact: ["1050413586@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 1
is true for
December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards
([fact: ["1050385790@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 2:
4.2267528377
is the multiplier that converts
litre and US cup
([fact: ["644333960@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 2
is true for
the beginning of time onwards
([fact: ["684532220@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 2
is true for
all time
([fact: ["1050413966@trueknowledge.com"]])

By calculation (generator: ["tpintersect@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

the beginning of time onwards is the timeperiod intersection of all time and the beginning of time onwards

the beginning of time onwards is the timeperiod intersection of all time and the beginning of time onwards

By calculation (generator: ["product@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

0.0634012925655 is the product of 0.015 and 4.2267528377

0.0634012925655 is the product of 0.015 and 4.2267528377

By calculation (generator: ["multiplier_that_converts2@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 3: 0.0634012925655 is the multiplier that converts metric tablespoon and US cup

Fact 3: 0.0634012925655 is the multiplier that converts metric tablespoon and US cup

Fact 3
is true for
the beginning of time onwards

By calculation (generator: ["timeperiodtopoint@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 3 is true at April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

Fact 3 is true at April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

By calculation (generator: ["multiplier_that_converts2@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 3 is true for December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards

Fact 3 is true for December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards

By calculation (generator: ["tpintersect@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards is the timeperiod intersection of December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards and all time

December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards is the timeperiod intersection of December 6th 2010, 14:23:17 onwards and all time

By calculation (generator: ["first_parameter@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

2 is the first parameter of 2 metric tablespoons

2 is the first parameter of 2 metric tablespoons

By calculation (generator: ["product@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

0.126802585131 is the product of 0.0634012925655 and 2

0.126802585131 is the product of 0.0634012925655 and 2

By calculation (generator: ["class_parametered_object@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

volume is the class of the parametered object 2 metric tablespoons

volume is the class of the parametered object 2 metric tablespoons

By calculation (generator: ["parametered_object_corresponding_to@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

0.126802585131 US cups is the parametered object corresponding to volume and 0.126802585131 and US cup

0.126802585131 US cups is the parametered object corresponding to volume and 0.126802585131 and US cup

By calculation (generator: ["equivalent_to6@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 4: 0.126802585131 US cups is equivalent to 2 metric tablespoons

Fact 4: 0.126802585131 US cups is equivalent to 2 metric tablespoons

Fact 4
is true at
April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

Fact 4:
US cup
is the unit used in
0.126802585131 US cups

By calculation (generator: ["first_parameter@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

1/4 is the first parameter of 1/4 US cups

1/4 is the first parameter of 1/4 US cups

0.126802585131
is the first parameter of
0.126802585131 US cups

Therefore (generator: ["equals1@trueknowledge.com"]):

1/4 is not the same as 0.126802585131

1/4 is not the same as 0.126802585131

Therefore (generator: ["scalars_not_equivalent_now@trueknowledge.com"]):

Fact 5: 1/4 US cups is not equivalent to 2 metric tablespoons

Fact 5: 1/4 US cups is not equivalent to 2 metric tablespoons

By calculation (generator: ["scalars_not_equivalent_now@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 5 is true for all of timepoint April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

Fact 5 is true for all of timepoint April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

Fact 5
is true at
April 17th 2014, 11:04:14

I used the following facts to provide this answer:

US cup is a US customary unit

US customary unit is a subclass of scalar unit

US cup is an unit of capacity

unit of capacity is a subclass of scalar unit

US cup is an unit of measurement

unit of measurement is a subclass of scalar unit

litre is the optimum conversion unit for metric tablespoon

0.015 has always been the multiplier that converts metric tablespoon and litre and will be forever

0.015 has been the multiplier that converts metric tablespoon and litre since at least December 6th 2010, 14:23:17

4.2267528377 has always been the multiplier that converts litre and US cup

4.2267528377 has always been the multiplier that converts litre and US cup and will be forever

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