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NIST Metric Cube


J B. McCracken


Paper cut-out cube, 10 cm on each side listing metric conversion information on each face covering units of length, mass or weight, area or surface, energy, volume and temperature. The bottom face lists common metric prefixes.
NIST Metric Cube


conversion factors, metric conversion, metric education, metric system


McCracken, J. (1970), NIST Metric Cube, NIST Metric Cube (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created August 26, 2016, Updated October 8, 2021