Video:
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## Reference Topics 8-5

“Go Metric,” a site by the U.S. Metric Association; there is a lot at this site:
https://usma.org/teach

The following two sites are dictionaries of units of measurement:
This site has many nice links to other sites.
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/index.html

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## Homework Hints 8-4

Problems 1-4
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## Homework Hints 8-3

Problems 1-3
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## 8.4 Outline

1. Review
1. length
2. area
3. volume
2. Volume of solids
1. right rectangular prism
2. right circular cylinder
3. pyramid
4. right circular cone
5. sphere
3. Comparisons
4. Mass
1. definition
2. standard weight units
5. Temperature
1. definition
2. standard temperature units
6. Converting units
1. metric
2. U.S.

## 8.4 Essential Ideas

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