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Ready Reference The Diagram Group

Ready Reference By The Diagram Group

Ready Reference by The Diagram Group


$23.99
Condition - Very Good
5 in stock

Summary

How heavy is a gold atom? What is the decibel rating of an areoplane taking off at 30m? This handy guide presents a compendium of information from the world of weights and measures.

Ready Reference Summary

Ready Reference by The Diagram Group

A unique compendium of information from the world of measures and conversions, now reissued in a new flexibinding This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems. Measurements are used to help establish the size of something, to answer such questions as 'How heavy?', 'How long?' or 'How far away?' Many standards of measurements have been developed, and to these the Collins Gem Ready Reference provides a useful guide. We use many measures to help define length, area, volume, weight, energy, temperature, time and speed: all these subjects are covered. * Over 120 conversion tables are included, along with guidance both on quick and accurate conversions between different measurement systems. * A wide range of practical measures are also included, such as clothing sizes, paper sizes and time zones. * Key information on numbers, geometry, astronomy and the Earth are provided. Whether you wish to know about a joule or a chain, an elephant or a grain, this Gem should measure up to your needs.

Additional information

GOR002092323
9780004722924
0004722922
Ready Reference by The Diagram Group
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
19990504
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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