Education News Archive - November 05, 2006
By Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald Nov. 5--Tucked in the corner of Promenade Shops in Aventura is Miami Dade College's new outreach center. Afternoons, the 3,000-square-foot space serves as the home to the Institute For Mathematics and Computer Science Center, a tutorial program.
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.