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# [Teacher-talkmeasurement] Measurment Session 2

From: Raugutt, Sabrina L <sraugutt_at_cherrycreekschools.org_at_learner.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:52:35 +0000

Session 2, Problem A8

State the compensatory principle in your own words. What type of relationship exists between the size of a measuring unit and the number of that unit needed to measure a property?
You Wrote:
The compensatory principle deals with the relationship between the size of the measuring unit and the number of units we will have. For example, 1 mile = 5, 280 ft. As the unit becomes larger, the distance will be smaller. If the unit becomes smaller, the larger the distance is noted.

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Received on Thu Jan 02 2014 - 08:59:13 EST