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 Name: Measurement and Geometry: The Metric System of Measurement ID: m35019 Language: English (en) Summary: This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module discusses the Metric System of measurement. By the end of the module students should be more familiar with some of the advantages of the base ten number system, know the prefixes of the metric measures, be familiar with the metric system of measurement and be able to convert from one unit of measure in the metric system to another unit of measure Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: Burzynski, Ellis, Fundamentals, geometry, Mathematics, measurement, metric system License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Editors: Latest version: 1.2 (history) First publication date: Jul 10, 2010 3:11 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Aug 18, 2010 8:41 pm -0500

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 Version: 1.2 Aug 18, 2010 8:41 pm -0500 by Changes: `value added features added, metadata, accessibility, QA checks, links, and image sizing adjusted.` Version: 1.1 Aug 7, 2010 1:55 am -0500 by Changes: `initial publication`

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