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Author:Cleave Books
Description: A summary of units of measurement world-wide (current units and a few of historical interest); conversion factors to the SI (Systeme International); an outline of the SI; its basic defining standards and some of its derived units; all the SI prefixes and some notes on conventions of usage; a short historical note on measures generally; descriptions of the Metric system, the UK (Imperial) system with a statement on the implementation of 'metrication' in the UK, and the US system; and a list of other resources (including other Web sites).

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri
Math Topics: Terms/Units of Measure, History and Biography

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