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Mohs Hardness Scale of Minerals - Geology - About.com
You use the Mohs hardness scale by testing your unknown mineral against one of these standard minerals. Whichever one scratches the other is harder, and if ...
G Gauge Scales - Model Trains - About.com
G Gauge trains are actually made in different scales. See how each manufacturer sizes up.
Definition of Indexes and Scales for Social Sciences - Sociology
If you are conducting a social science research project, chances are good that you will encounter indexes and scales. While these two types of measures do ...
Bass Scales - Minor Scale - Guitar - About.com
One of the most common scales you will encounter is the minor scale. It has a moody or sad character, and is used in most music that doesn't convey happy or  ...
Understanding the Major Scale for the Bass - Guitar - About.com
An overview of the major scale for the bass, one of the most important bass scales. Learn how to play a major scale on a bass. Look at the fingering patterns for a ...
Map Scale - Geography - About.com
Learn how to read distances on a map through its scale. Map scale can be indicated in a variety of ways. This comprehensive article also provides the definition ...
The 10 Scales of the MMPI - Psychology - About.com
The MMPI has 10 clinical scales that are used to indicate different psychological conditions. Despite the names given to each scale, they are not a pure measure ...
Types of Scales - Sociology - About.com
A scale is a type of composite measure that is composed of several items that have a logical or empirical structure among them. That is, scales take advantage of ...
What Are Chromatic Scales for Different Instruments - Music Education
The word "chromatic" comes from the Greek word chroma meaning "color." The chromatic scale consists of 12 notes each a half step apart. It is from the ...
What Are Pentatonic Scales? (Music Theory) - Music Education
The word "pentatonic" comes from the Greek word pente meaning five and tonic meaning tone. Simply put, the pentatonic scale consists of five notes within one ...
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