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From: tammy

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 1999012820:57:00
Subject: conversions of metric measurement units

When teaching metric measurements put your students in this mindset...
     millimeter - milli - millenium = 1000
     centimeter - centi - century = 100
     decimeter  - deci - decade = 10
     meter - year = 1 

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