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3 edition of The new American metric guide. found in the catalog.

The new American metric guide.

The new American metric guide.

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Published by Anthis House Reports in Palacios, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metric system,
  • Weights and measures -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    ContributionsAnthis, Jodie L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p.
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14081530M
    OCLC/WorldCa927963

      Learn the order of the prefixes. To create a metric unit, you add a prefix to the basic unit. These prefixes are ordered from largest to smallest: kilo-, hecta-, deka-, (basic unit), deci-, centi-, milli-. Each prefix corresponds to one multiple of You can multiply or divide by a power of ten to move between larger and smaller units%(76).


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