/* Metric.doc documents Metric, a class of functions for converting
 *  measurements in the U.S. system to their metric counterparts.
 *
 * Author:
 * Date:
 * Purpose:
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 * Definitions are in Metric.java.
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 * feetToMeters() converts feet into meters.                *
 * Receive: feet, the (real) number of feet to be converted.*
 * Precondition: feet >= 0.                                 *
 * Return: The equivalent number of meters.                 *
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