By The Numbers (Sept. 7)
September 7, 2007
The deepest part of Lake Matoaka. The average depth of the lake is over six feet.
The number of calories that are in a bacon cheeseburger with onion rings from the Marketplace.
p. **6 feet**
The average height of young Dutch males, which is the tallest country in the world. American men are the ninth tallest in the world.
The number of black-and-white pages that the fastest commercial printer can print each second. That equals 1,350 pages per minute.
The factor by which flying is safer than driving over an equal distance, according to researchers Michael Sivak and Michael Flannagan in The American Scientist.