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5 edition of The metric world found in the catalog.

The metric world

Susan Ostergard

The metric world

a survival guide

by Susan Ostergard

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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metric system

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSusan Ostergard, Evelyn Silvia, Brandon Wheeler.
    ContributionsSilvia, Evelyn., Wheeler, Brandon W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC91 .O87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5187474M
    ISBN 100829900594
    LC Control Number75006919
    OCLC/WorldCa1256921

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