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Get the measure : units and measurements
Get the measure : units and measurements
Colson, Rob2016
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How big is a hydrogen atom? How long is a country's coastline? What is the speed limit of the universe? How does a computer tell the time? Read all about lengths, areas, volumes and speeds, and learn how to calculate them. Get the measure of the world around us.
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Imprint:
London : Franklin Watts, 2016.
Collation:
32 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Notes:
Includes index and glossary.
Contents:
A history of measuring -- Length and distance -- Huge distances -- Tiny distances -- Area -- Volume -- Speed and velocity -- Weight and mass -- Temperature -- Telling the time -- What are we measuring -- How fast is your computer? -- Quiz -- Glossary -- Index and Answers.
ISBN:
9781445149516
Dewey class:
530.81530
Language:
English
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