ERIC Number: ED173170
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Statement on Spelling of Metre.
Metric Association, Inc., Boulder, CO.
This report was prepared by the United States Metric Association (USMA) to present supportive evidence on the desirability of using the international English language spelling, metre, for the International System of Units (SI) unit of length, and litre for the common metric unit of volume. It contains a statement by the USMA, some background information and discussion about the controversy on SI metric English spelling, and a collection of letters, recommendations, and quotations related to the controversy. (MP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, International Education, Language Usage, Mathematics Education, Measurement, Metric System, Postsecondary Education, Spelling
U.S. Metric Association, Inc., Sugarloaf Star Route, Boulder, Colorado 80302 (1-9 copies $1.00 ea.; 10 or more copies $0.50 ea.)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Metric Association, Inc., Boulder, CO.
Identifiers: United States Metric Association
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small print throughout entire document