GETTING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE METRIC SYSTEM--IMPLICATIONS IF ADOPTED BY THE UNITED STATES--EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Whether the Nation's measurement system should be changed is a question still unresolved. GAO has looked into the subject of metrication--conversion to the metric system of measurement. This report provides the Congress, the Administration, the newly formed U.S. Metric Board, and in turn all Americans with a better understanding of the issues involved.

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  • Pagination: 71 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184798
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: U.S. General Accounting Office
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CED-78-128A Cong Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1996 12:00AM