# French Revolution and Decimal Measurement

For about $$10$$ years after the French Revolution, the French government attempted to base the measurement of time on multiples of ten: One week consisted of $$10$$ days, one day consisted of $$10$$ hours, one hour consisted of $$100$$ minutes, and one minute consisted of $$100$$ seconds. What is the ratio of the duration of one French decimal second to the duration of one standard second?

Assume that one French day was equal to one standard day.

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