Since globalization is a major part of business today and people travel and explore other parts of the world much more than they used to, based on what you have learned this week, respond to the following questions.
- Why do you think it’s important to have a basic understanding of both the English and the metric systems of measurement? In other words, do you think knowing both systems of measurement would be advantageous if one plans to leave the U.S.?
- Why do you think there are several different units within one system for representing the same characteristic? In other words, why does the English measurement system use inches, feet, yards, and miles to represent length?
- Can a triangle have more than one “obtuse” angle? Why or why not?
- Which value would relate to how much wrapping paper needed for a large package: the perimeter of the box or the surface area of the box? Why?