Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.3 Measuring Weight and Temperature - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 602: 2



Work Step by Step

The basic metric unit of weight is the _________, used for very small objects such as a coin, a candy bar, or a teaspoon of salt gram The answer, gram, makes sense here, for we know that a gram has a small magnitude in comparison to the kilogram, making it useful for measuring the weight of somewhat small things.
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