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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I have put together a page on the Metric System of Measurement.

And a small page on "Unit" in Measurement

Waddya think? Could be better?

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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It's just missing one thing. A section entitled: "Why the US is stupid for not using the metric system."

Other than that, it looks good.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The two pages are very good. Is meters spelt so universally? I am tempted to spell it 'metres'!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**Laterally Speaking****Real Member**- Registered: 2007-05-21
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it's spelled that way in French, perhaps a few other languages, too.

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