Metric in Minutes

Metric in Minutes

The Comprehensive Resource for Learning and Teaching the Metric System (SI)

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Published by Professional Publications, 1250 Fifth Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Metric in Minutes is the perfect resource for comprehensive, up-to-date information on the International System of Units (SI), the official metric system adopted by the United States and most of the world. Written by a teacher and designed for self-instruction or use in high school, college, or continuing education classes, Metric in Minutes explains the metric system in clear, accessible language. Author Dennis Brownridge, who has been teaching the metric system for years, covers everything you need to know about SI, from its history to practical tips on conversions and problem solving.
Metric in Minutes ... clarifies the logic and structure of the metric system; defines the basic metric units and the quantities of nature they measure; shows how to use metric prefixes, with easy-to-remember tips; features over 400 conversion factors for nonmetric units; gives rules for correct spelling, capitalization, pronunciation, and mathematical use of metric symbols and units; and includes practice problems and answers, great for self-testing or classroom use.
Whether you're learning the metric system for the first time, need a refresher for work or school, or require an authoritative reference for everyday use, you can rely on Metric in Minutes.

Publisher: Belmont, CA : Professional Publications, [1994]
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780912045719
Branch Call Number: 530.81 Br 1994
Characteristics: ix, 102 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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