Measurements and Conversions: A Complete Guide

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Measurements and Conversions is an indispensable guide to units and numbers, from shoe sizes to the longest rivers, from compound interest to life expectancies.

Here you'll find facts and figures about length, area, volume, weight, energy, temperature, time, space, and features of the earth, with quick-reference conversion tables and more than 150 clear line drawings.

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Overview

Measurements and Conversions is an indispensable guide to units and numbers, from shoe sizes to the longest rivers, from compound interest to life expectancies.

Here you'll find facts and figures about length, area, volume, weight, energy, temperature, time, space, and features of the earth, with quick-reference conversion tables and more than 150 clear line drawings.

Each Running Press Gem is a treasure of information - fascinating, compact, and invaluable.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781561384662
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Series: Gem Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 3.05 (w) x 4.57 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2003

    Measuring and Converting everything !

    This is a great always-there-when-you-need-book. All the time you are asking yourself the most simple questions, but that nobody can answer. For example you are looking at the sky, you see Mars and ask yourself: 'What is the distance from Mars to the sun ? What is our distance to this planet ? What about measuring the distance to Mars in lightyears ? How long would it take from here to there at the speed of light ?' This and many other questions you may ask yourself in daily life, wether it is knowing how many centimeters equal to an inch, or knowing the international shoe sizes, or simply how to calculate the area of a shape. This book certanily is the best guide you'll ever have and need ! And it fits perfectly to any pocket !

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