CSC 199 Assignment: History of Units


As assigned in class, research the history of one of the following systems of measurement - when where, how and by who they were first used and defined, and how the definitions have changed up to the present. Write an essay, and prepare a presentation for the class on the system you are assigned. If your system has multiple units units that were originally defined separately, and only later unified, you should discover and document this. (If you were not in class, send me email and I'll assign you a unit)

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