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Introduction to the metric system

Author: INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : INTELECOM, 1973-1999.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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This clip explains that the United States stands virtually alone in using the U.S. Customary System of Measurement (also known as the English System). Most of the world uses the Metric System. The clip lays out the Metric System equivalences for the U.S. units of measurement, and says that using the Customary System has had an adverse effect on U.S. foreign trade.
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
OCLC Number: 847873346
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Description: 1 online resource (2 min.)
Responsibility: produced by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications.

Abstract:

This clip explains that the United States stands virtually alone in using the U.S. Customary System of Measurement (also known as the English System). Most of the world uses the Metric System. The clip lays out the Metric System equivalences for the U.S. units of measurement, and says that using the Customary System has had an adverse effect on U.S. foreign trade.

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