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Basic science: understanding numbers
Basic science: understanding numbers

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2.7 Week 2 summary

This is an illustration of a glass of water, the UK divided into triangles and a triangle divided into smaller triangles.
Figure 10

So you’ve reached the end of the second week, and you’ve covered area, volume and density. You’ve advanced to the stage of understanding the calculation of sea level rise that might be caused by melting the ice currently sitting on Greenland. That’s science, isn’t it?

The quiz should have been just that little bit more challenging this week. Hopefully you’ve managed it and you’re ready for Week 3, which is about presenting numbers and why you don’t need to understand fractions to be a scientist.

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