Anna majored in English at Princeton and to get her doctorate in English Literature at Columbia University. She is passionate about improving student access to higher education.

10 Popular Types: Free Printable Graph Paper

Do you need to print out some graph paper for an assignment, a project, or just for fun? Are you curious about the different types and what they’re used for? Then you’ve come to the right place to browse and print out whatever graph paper you need!

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How Many Pounds in a Ton? A Fascinating Story

The most basic answer to the question of how many pounds in a ton? There are 2000 pounds in a ton.  Still feel confused? You’re not alone. But why is the ton a measurement that no one ever quite understands or remembers? This conversion is endlessly confusing because a ton can refer to 11 different forms of measurement. In this article, I’ll explain exactly what a ton is, what it measures, and how to convert tons to pounds. I’ll go into the differences between a ton, a metric ton, and several other kinds of tons. And finally, I’ll give you a brief history of this often mixed up and misused unit of measurement.

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Für Elise

From its first repeating notes, Für Elise is instantly recognizable. It may even be the most famous melody ever written! But did you know that when Beethoven first drafted this short piano piece, he stuffed it in a drawer, never to be seen in his lifetime? Curious how it went from forgotten trifle to universally known? Wondering what exactly makes it such an unforgettable earworm? Need some tips on learning to play this piece? Then keep reading for everything you’ve ever wanted to know about one of Beethoven’s best-known masterpieces.

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