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The metric system--measures for all mankind

by Frank Xavier Ross

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Published by S. G. Phillips in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metric system -- Juvenile literature,
  • Weights and measures -- History,
  • Metric system

  • About the Edition

    Traces the history of weights and measures emphasizing the metric and British systems and discussing the likelihood of United States adoption of the metric system.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 128-129.

    Statement[by] Frank Ross, Jr. Illustrated by Robert Galster.
    ContributionsGalster, Robert, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC92.5 .R67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p.
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5052731M
    ISBN 10087599198X
    LC Control Number74014503
    OCLC/WorldCa995117

      It’s impossible to avoid using the metric system in the United States. All our measurement units, including U.S. customary units you’re familiar with (feet, pounds, gallons, Fahrenheit, etc.), are defined in terms of the SI—and mass, length, and volume have been defined in metric . How the meter became master. (book review: The Measure of All Things; Alder, K.) (The) Technology Teacher, v(3), Nov, p, Fisher, D.; Write the book on weather metrics. (metric and other units) Traffic World, Dec, p.?, Question and Answer column: (metric .

    WEIGHTS AND MEASUBES. 9 of every material thing, whether solid, liquid or gaseous, whether on land or on water, whether in the earth or in the heavens, and whether determined by the scale, plum- met, balance, barometer or thermometer, are ascertained by a method absolutely uniform, entirely simple, and equally suitable to the use of all mankind. The metric system for beginners. [A L Le Maraic; John P Ciaramella] -- Explains the principles and uses of the metric system. Book: All Authors / Contributors: A L Le Maraic; John P Ciaramella. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.

    The metric system is an international decimal system of weights and measures. It was adopted in France in and is now used officially in almost all countries. The system is based on the meter for length and the kilogram for mass. The basic unit of the metric system is the meter. The Metric System The metric system is a system of measurement based on the powers of First adopted in France in , the metric system has become widely used in many countries of the world, and is the main system used in science. The basic metric unit of length is the meter, equal to about feet. Some smaller and larger units are named as follows.


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