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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0823413756
ISBN-13: 9780823413751
Sku: 30453520
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10H x 10.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  9 to 12

 How tall is your best friend? How short is your little brother? How faraway is your school? Do you know how to measure distance, height, and length? Ancient Egyptians and Romans used their fingers, hands, arms, and legs as measuring tools. But you won't have to become a human ruler if you understand terms such as meter, mile, and yard. This third math concept book from the team of David A. Adler and Nancy Tobin uses simple text and bold, graphic art to explain the different systems of measuring, and helps you decide which ones are best for certain situations. Once you learn these basic concepts, you'll really measure up!
 From the Publisher:How tall is your best friend? How short is your little brother? How faraway is your school? Do you know how to measure distance, height, and length? Ancient Egyptians and Romans used their fingers, hands, arms, and legs as measuring tools. But you won't have to become a human ruler if you understand terms such as meter, mile, and yard. This third math concept book from the team of David A. Adler and Nancy Tobin uses simple text and bold, graphic art to explain the different systems of measuring, and helps you decide which ones are best for certain situations. Once you learn these basic concepts, you'll really measure up!Introduces several measuring systems such as the Egyptian system, the inch-pound system, and the metric system
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A creative introduction to different systems of measuring. Color illustrations accompany the text.A creative introduction to different systems of measuring. Color illustrations accompany the text.
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