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Is the the height (length measured vertically) of Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer, an American businessman who was the CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014 or Bill Gates (born 1955), the American software entrepreneur greater?

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

The current time is September 2nd 2014, 09:16:40

The current time is September 2nd 2014, 09:16:40

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

is taller than is a left comparison of is the height of ([fact: ["16633219@trueknowledge.com"]])

is taller than is a left comparison of is the height of ([fact: ["16633219@trueknowledge.com"]])

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

Steve Ballmer is in the group Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates

Steve Ballmer is in the group Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates

Bill Gates
is in the group
Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates

Therefore (generator: ["strictequal1@trueknowledge.com"]):

Steve Ballmer is not strictly equal to Bill Gates

Steve Ballmer is not strictly equal to Bill Gates

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

Fact 1: 1.96 meters is the height of Steve Ballmer ([fact: ["702066604@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 1: 1.96 meters is the height of Steve Ballmer ([fact: ["702066604@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 1
is true for
January 13th 2009 onwards
([fact: ["702066608@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 2:
5 feet and 10 inches
is the height of
Bill Gates
([fact: ["129906996@trueknowledge.com"]])

Fact 2
is true for
July 2nd 2008, 00:00:00 onwards
([fact: ["129906997@trueknowledge.com"]])

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

feet and inches is the second parameter of 5 feet and 10 inches

feet and inches is the second parameter of 5 feet and 10 inches

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

feet and inches is a compound of two units ([fact: ["123942157@trueknowledge.com"]])

feet and inches is a compound of two units ([fact: ["123942157@trueknowledge.com"]])

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

length is the class of the parametered object 5 feet and 10 inches

length is the class of the parametered object 5 feet and 10 inches

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

5 and 10 is the first parameter of 5 feet and 10 inches

5 and 10 is the first parameter of 5 feet and 10 inches

5
is the first parameter of
5 and 10

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

10 is the second parameter of 5 and 10

10 is the second parameter of 5 and 10

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

foot is the first unit of feet and inches ([fact: ["123942219@trueknowledge.com"]])

foot is the first unit of feet and inches ([fact: ["123942219@trueknowledge.com"]])

inch
is the second unit of
feet and inches
([fact: ["123942220@trueknowledge.com"]])

12
is the multiplier that converts
foot and inch
([fact: ["123969238@trueknowledge.com"]])

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

60 is the product of 5 and 12

60 is the product of 5 and 12

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

70 is the sum of 60 and 10

70 is the sum of 60 and 10

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

70 inches is the parametered object corresponding to length and 70 and inch

70 inches is the parametered object corresponding to length and 70 and inch

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

70 inches is the base unit equivalent of 5 feet and 10 inches

70 inches is the base unit equivalent of 5 feet and 10 inches

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

inch is the second parameter of 70 inches

inch is the second parameter of 70 inches

I know from locally stored knowledge that:

inch is a unit of length ([fact: ["17629947@trueknowledge.com"]])

inch is a unit of length ([fact: ["17629947@trueknowledge.com"]])

inch
is a
unit of measurement
([fact: ["679140232@trueknowledge.com"]])

inch
is a
imperial unit of measurement
([fact: ["134510910@trueknowledge.com"]])

inch
is a
US customary unit
([fact: ["134510928@trueknowledge.com"]])

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

inch is a scalar unit

inch is a scalar unit

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

inch is the unit used in 70 inches

inch is the unit used in 70 inches

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

meter is the second parameter of 1.96 meters

meter is the second parameter of 1.96 meters

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

1.96 is the first parameter of 1.96 meters

1.96 is the first parameter of 1.96 meters

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

77.1653543307087 is the product of 39.3700787401575 and 1.96

77.1653543307087 is the product of 39.3700787401575 and 1.96

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

length is the class of the parametered object 1.96 meters

length is the class of the parametered object 1.96 meters

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

77.1653543307087 inches is the parametered object corresponding to length and 77.1653543307087 and inch

77.1653543307087 inches is the parametered object corresponding to length and 77.1653543307087 and inch

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

Fact 3: 77.1653543307087 inches is equivalent to 1.96 meters

Fact 3: 77.1653543307087 inches is equivalent to 1.96 meters

Fact 3
is true at
September 2nd 2014, 09:16:40

Fact 3:
inch
is the unit used in
77.1653543307087 inches

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

77.1653543307087 is the first parameter of 77.1653543307087 inches

77.1653543307087 is the first parameter of 77.1653543307087 inches

70
is the first parameter of
70 inches

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

77.1653543307087 is greater than 70

77.1653543307087 is greater than 70

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

77.1653543307087 is not less than 70

77.1653543307087 is not less than 70

77.1653543307087
is not the same as
70

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

1.96 meters is greater than 5 feet and 10 inches

1.96 meters is greater than 5 feet and 10 inches

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

January 13th 2009 onwards is the timeperiod intersection of January 13th 2009 onwards and July 2nd 2008, 00:00:00 onwards

January 13th 2009 onwards is the timeperiod intersection of January 13th 2009 onwards and July 2nd 2008, 00:00:00 onwards

By calculation (generator: ["scalar_comparison3@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 4: Steve Ballmer is taller than Bill Gates

Fact 4: Steve Ballmer is taller than Bill Gates

Fact 4
is true for
January 13th 2009 onwards

By calculation (generator: ["maximal_member2@trueknowledge.com"]) I know that:

Fact 5: Steve Ballmer is the maximal member by left comparison of Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates and is the height of

Fact 5: Steve Ballmer is the maximal member by left comparison of Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates and is the height of

Fact 5
is true for
January 13th 2009 onwards

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

Fact 5 is true at September 2nd 2014, 09:16:40

Fact 5 is true at September 2nd 2014, 09:16:40

I used the following facts to provide this answer:

'is taller than' is a left comparison of 'is the height of'

1.96 meters has been the height of Steve Ballmer since at least January 13th 2009

5 feet and 10 inches has been the height of Bill Gates since at least July 2nd 2008, 00:00:00

feet and inches is a compound of two units

foot is the first unit of feet and inches

inch is the second unit of feet and inches

12 is or has been the multiplier that converts foot and inch

inch is an unit of length

inch is an unit of measurement

inch is an imperial unit of measurement

inch is a US customary unit

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