Unconventional units of measure

Units of measure

Some people are fantastic at estimating measures, well certain measures. I could estimate someone’s height in metres and centimetres and I would be equally happy to use feet and inches.  I suspect the generation above me would prefer to use imperial units on the whole, and the generation below me seem able to do a […]

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Real-life money

I spend too much time reminding my students that the currencies they work with (pounds, euros, dollars etc.) must be written to two decimal places or the nearest whole number (depending on whether the major or minor unit is being used) with the correct unit.  It is incredibly common for students to just write a […]

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