Poster Entitled Metric Is A Perfect Ten

Description
This colorful poster was distributed by the National Aeronautics and Space Association of the United States government to publicize the metric system. Printed on it is the message: METRIC (/) IS A (/) PERFECT (/) 10. The right edge of the 1 in 10 is divided into ten units. Each of these is divided in half. The entire edge measures 39 centimeters.
In smaller print the poster reads: Metric Transition: (/) A Federal Government Initiative. The NASA logo also is printed. The object is undated.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
poster
date made
ca 1975
maker
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 24 in x 1/16 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm x .127 cm
ID Number
2001.3009.01
catalog number
2001.3009.01
nonaccession number
2001.3009
subject
Measuring & Mapping
Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Tinsley

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