WORDS FIRST: Mastering Unit Conversion
By Richard Ignace
Published: December 30, 2009.
Unit conversions refer to the sometimes annoying, occasionally tricky, but ultimately necessary process of attaching proper words with proper numbers to get right solutions in science and engineering tasks. For students taking courses in science, getting these right translates to points and grades. This short "how to" manual leads readers through the process of doing unit conversions correctly.