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ERIC Number: EJ182227
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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How Soon Will We Measure in Metric?
Weaver, Kenneth F.
National Geographic, 287-94, Aug 77
A brief history of measurement systems beginning with the Egyptians and Babylonians is given, ending with a discussion of the metric system and its adoption by the United States. Tables of metric prefixes, metric units, and common metric conversions are included. (MN)
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