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Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN10: 0792245873 ISBN13: 9780792245872 DDC: 516/.15 LCC: QA465 Edition: (pbk.)

Summary

Looks at how scientists use math as a tool to understand data, identifies systems used to make measurements, and describes situations in which using estimates is most practical.

Notes

"Measuring, estimating"--Cover. "National Geographic reading expeditions"--Cover. Includes bibliographic references (p. 22) and index. Questions that count -- Measuring little monsters -- The universal language of measurement -- Estimating with ease -- Math mentor: words count! -- Math notebook -- Glossary. Grades 3-8.

Classification

  • LCC: QA465
  • Dewey Decimal: 516/.15

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 24 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk.)

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