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This is an estimation of the exchange rate for Bits = Dollars and Jangles = Dollars

This theory will be going by the assumption that a bucket of apples seen in Call of the Cutie is 1 Bushel, costing 4 bits



Bits (If apples were very cheap)

4 Bits = $2.00 Nets you a bushel of apples (40-42 apples)

1 Bit = $0.50 cents Nets you 10-10.5 apples

0.08-0.10 Bits =  $0.04 7/10 - $0.05  Gets you a single apple




Bits v2 (If apples went for around the same price as the real world)

4 Bits = $14.00 Nets you a bushel of apples (40-42 apples)

1 Bit  = $3.50 Nets you 10-10.5 apples

0.08-0.10 Bits = $0.35-$0.37 Nets you a single apple


Bits v3 (If real world Bit was equal to the alternate Bit shown in the show)

4 Bits = $0.50 Nets you a bushel of apples (40-42 apples)

1 Bit  = $0.12 1/2  Nets you 10-10.5 apples

0.08-0.10 Bits = $0.01 1/4 - $0.01 1/24 (approx.) Nets you a single apple.

Jangles were used in older generations. This will be going by the episode "The Great Lemonade Stand War".

Really, conversion seems quite simple:

2 Jangles Get you two "extra special" lemonades

Lemonade at those stands generally go for around a dollar. Assuming that:

1 Jangle = 1 Dollar



~Thing07, Math Brony
A simple theory I created and discussed throughly with fellow bronies while watching the Pony stream.

UPDATE: Yes, I know of the real world Bit.
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:icongwojo:
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:iconsgtnolisten:
"And Satan did say:

Let us put the alphabet in math.

And there was much misery."
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:iconstarstreak96:
Thank you sir! I've been wondering about this.
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:iconcannedcream:
cannedcream Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Ha! Awesome. This is exactly what I needed.

So going by the v2 conversion rules, in Equstria I'd be making about... 2 1/2 bits an hour.

Wow that's... SUPER depressing...
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:icondarthvader45:
Ok, I think v2 is most likely, since apples here cost a moderate amount per apple, so a bushel would be fairly priced based on v2. Honestly, I'd be set with the usual 40$ I withdraw a week from my checking account.
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:iconshadow-creator:
2 bits = 1 mug of cider = about $3.50
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Pyrus-Nightwrite Dec 22, 2012  Student Writer
well, this should prove very helpful for my fanfic nonsense. thank you.
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:iconnova225:
Here's something that popped out in the Synchtube channel recently : [link]

...oh, and I see you already heard of this? (seeing the new description)
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RelativeEquinox Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Wow. Never thought too heavily about it...
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