Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.3 Measuring Weight and Temperature - Exercise Set 9.3: 59

Answer

kilogram

Work Step by Step

We consider the best weight for measuring the weight of a given object. We want to use a unit that gets us a normal-sized number, for using big numbers like 1,000,000 or small numbers like .0001 can be inconvenient. Considering the weight of an adult male, the kilogram is the best unit of measure to express the weight of him.
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