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1-OcFA11-Mapping+and+Math - Basic Math Skill Needed for OCE...

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1 Working with Units Example question: There are 100 cm in a meter. How many meters is 290 cm? 1) Write down what you want to know: = X m 2) Write down what you know: 290 cm = X m 3) Insert the conversion factor needed so when you cross out units, you are left with what you want: 290 cm = X m 100 cm/m Basic Math Skill Needed for OCE 1001 Example question: How long does it take to go 25 km traveling 50 km/hr? 1) Write down what you want to know: Time = 2) Rearrange equation so X on one side: Time = Distance Rate 3) Fill in your ‘knowns’ paying attention to units: Time = 25 km 50 km/hr Time = 0.5 hr = 30 min Rate x Time = Distance
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Earth’s 5 OCEANS What are the Seven Seas? 1)to the ancients, "seven" meant many 2) before the 15th century, only these were known: Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf, Black Sea, Adriatic Sea, Caspian Sea, Indian Ocean 3) today, just a large body of salt water and maybe there are 7 if you count as: North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian, Antarctic, and Arctic Oceans
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How to image the Earth: Globe vs. Map
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course OCE 1001 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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1-OcFA11-Mapping+and+Math - Basic Math Skill Needed for OCE...

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