## Metric System

Parent Category: Units of Measure
The metric system is an international basis of measurement based on a decimal system. It uses standard base units to name larger and smaller units.
The Gateway is the device used to send network packets to when wanting to access another device not located on the same network. A gateway to another network or the internet the device is usually a Router - which determines what route the network packets take to get to their destination. because …
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Answer Not a problem- they are the same . I use www.autozone.com to see if parts will interchange. Just enter your vehicles make-model-year and look up the part and write down the part number. Then change your vehicle settings to read the make-model-year of the other car, then see if the part nu…
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A triple-beam balance. Since grams are used to measure mass, which is independent of gravity, a balance is used. That way, no matter the gravity, the correct mass is given. Yes, there can be scales made, specific to earth's gravity that would measure mass, but they would only be accurate on earth. …
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There are 100 centimeters in a meter. In the metric system everything is done in multiples of 10. 1 kilometer = 1000 meters = 10³ meters 1 hectometer = 100 meters = 10² meters 1 decameter = 10 meters = 101 meters 1 decimeter = 1⁄10 of a meter = 10-1 meters 1 centimeter = 1⁄100 of a met…
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It is metric not customary because the usa doesnt use it ++= Doesn't it? Oh yes it is. Almost all of the rest of world does, I'll have you know! And so do American engineers and scientists, especially when engaged in international projects.
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Get a load of this... There is an exact unit of volume called the butt. See Webster's dictionary: Butt: a measure of liquid capacity equal to 126 gallons or two hogs heads. From another dictionary: An English butt is 2 hogshead of 54 imperial gallons each or ~129.7 US gallons (i.e., a UK butt is ap…
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You can't. A metre is a unit of length; a square foot is a measure of area.That's almost like asking how many seconds are in a square foot; they measure different quantities.An exception might be in measuring flooring where metre may be incorrectly used to mean square metre. And except in the US, me…
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Many More Cons than Pros The pros of the NAIS are that exporters can say to their customers that we are BSE or FMD or some other disease free. It doesnt mean we are but they can say that. APHIS can track an animal from birth to death if it turns up with a disease. The cons are that the progr…
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They are the same distance. Roughly 1600m ~ 1 mile. Swimming is a moderate intensity total body workout that concentrates more on the upper body and abdomen than lower body (legs). Running is a high intensity partial body workout that concentrates on the lower body and abdomen. Both are high-intensi…
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The metric unit of mass is kilogram. It is the mass of a piece of platinum alloy that keep in a museum in Paris. One kg (kilogram) is equal to 1000 g (gram). One kg (mass) weighs 2.205 pounds on the surface of the Earth.
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The "metric system" (SI units) is a system of measurement in a decimal form (each successive unit of measure is 10 times larger or smaller than the preceding unit). Its name is from the Greek (métron, to measure). The original "metric system" developed in France in the 1790's and was refined into …
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The unit of mass in the SI is the kilogram (symbol kg). The International Prototype of Kilogram is a cylinder made from the alloy platinum-iridium 10 %.
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Grams (if using the centimeter-gram-second metric system) or kilograms (if using the meter-kilogram-second metric system). Both are considered acceptable in most cases.
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Answer There would not have been a regularized system at that time. People would have used natural measurements such as the hand span, the foot (literally the length of a person's foot), the pace, the cubit (the length from the elbow to the fingertips). Naturally all of these would have varied fr…
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1 kilogram (2.205 lbs.) at 4 °C One liter is composed of 1,000 cubic centimeters (cc) . One cc, which is also the same as a milliliter (mL) of water weighs one gram. Therefore, a liter of water weighs one kilogram. At different temperatures, the density of water is slightly different. At any othe…
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The US was half-heartedly interested in conversion to the metric system during the 60's, and there were probably other periods of interest as well. It is something that the US should do; the system is as accurate as any other (since accuracy is more a function of equipment and methodology, not defin…
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GramWater is originally used in the metric system to define what a kilogram is.When the metric system was originally developed, the standard unit for mass was the mass of a liter of water as ice, which is one kilogram.The Celsius temperature scale (and also the Kelvin scale) is also based on water. …
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It depends The answer is "it depends." If we don't know what the teaspoon is holding, then we can't answer the question. That's because a milligram is a unit of WEIGHT, whereas a teaspoon is a unit of volume. So what? you ask. Well, a teaspoon of black pepper will not weigh the same as a teaspoon …
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Though there is no exact Imperial equivalent to the metre the SI units of measurement are replacing the Imperial units as they are more convenient and self consistent.
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Kilogram, kg The kilogram is the SI (International System) unit of mass. See links to the left for more information about all SI units Some other units of mass are: Gram, g (1 kg = 1000 grams;  1 gram = 0.001 kg) Milligram, mg (1 kg = 1,000,000 mg;  1 mg = 0.000001 kg) Pound, lb …
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Answer: 1/2 mi. = 804.672 m
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About 804.7 meters in 1/2 mile.
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Among the first supporters for a metric system was an Englishman, Royal Society founder John Wilkins (1614-1672) in 1668. Gabriel Mouton also supported such a system in 1670. The foundation for the metric SI system (Système International d'Unités) was the "Metre Convention" signed by 17 countries…
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Weight of Imperial Gallon of Water 1 gallon [UK] = 1.201 gallon [US, liquid] One US gallon weighs 8.34 pounds, so an imperial gallon weighs about 16.6 percent more, or almost exactly 10 pounds.
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The metric system was established in France in 1840 while Louis Philippe I was the monarch. It had been used during the French Revolution, but many still used the old units, which were reestablished by Napoleon in 1812.
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Every country in the world has adopted the Metric System except for Liberia, Myanmar and the U.S.A. A number of countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, use Imperial for some things. For instance, Canada measures human heights and cooking ingredients using Imperial measure. Britain meas…
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I don't work for the government but I can attempt to answer your question:1) The US has an extremely powerful automotive industry which uses a tremndous amount of its financial profits to fund lawyers who argue the case for protecting their industry to the lawmakers in Washington DC who then in turn…
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, kilograms, The official unit for mass in SI is the kilogram. It is represented by an international prototype from an alloy platinum-iridium 10 % stored in Paris. Grams, micrograms, milligrams, etc. are submultiples.
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At 17oC one gallon of water weighs 4.536kg.
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1 kg = 1000 g
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Answer 1 inch = 2.54 cm. There are 36 inches in a yard. So, 36 x 36 x 36 = number of cubic inches in a cubic yard. Therefore, 2.54 cubed x 36 cubed equals the number of cubic centimetres in a cubic yard. 2.54 x 2.54 x 2.54 x 36 x 36 x 36 = 764,554.857984 cc/yd cubed. Divide by 1000 to get 76…
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grams In the SI the unit of mass is the kilogram (kg). The kilo- prefix means 1000, so 1 kg = 1000 g which makes 1 g = 0.001 kg.
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Answer: 1 mi. = 1609.344 m
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The metre is the metric unit for distance. You can also use fractions like cm, or multiples like km.
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dm3 or litre The volume unit in SI is the cubic metre (m3). The litre (L or l) is only an "accepted" unit in SI; 1 m3 = 1 000 L.
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To obtain a standard of length a quadrant of the earth (one-fourth of a circumference) was surveyed from Dunquerque in France to Barcelona in Spain along the meridian that passes through Paris. The distance from the North Pole to the equator was divided into ten million parts to constitute the meter…
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The French National Assembly commissioned the Academy of Science to create the decimal based system of measurement in 1790.
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The SI unit for mass is the kilogram, and is one of the very few units (perhaps the only one?) still dependent on a physical item as its reference. (The International Prototype Kilogram). [In metric systems other than SI, the gram is also used.] The gram is only an "accepted" unit in SI. When we …
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grams, milligrams, kilograms, all the gram things
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It depends what type of ton, there are 3 sorts of tons: 1 metric ton = 1000 Kg exactly A metric ton is often spelled 'tonne' to distinguish it from the other types of tons. 1 British ton = 1,016.047 kg (= 2,240 lbs). Also known as a long ton. 1 US ton = 907.1847 kg (= 2,000 lbs). Also known as a …
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There are 10 mm in 1 cm 100cm in 1m 1000m in 1km Therefore 1000,000mm in 1km So 1mm is a millionth of a kilometer There is 0.000001km in 1mm uhhhh no one will get that So if you wanted to find out how many milliters in 3.5 KL it is 3,500,0001 millimeter = 1.0 × 10-6 kilometers.000001 km.
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Because the units are multiples of ten, they can easily be calculated using our base-ten number system, and expressed in interchangeable terms by simply moving the decimal point (no calculation is required, as in changing miles to feet). The metric (SI) system is in use in more areas of the world t…
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In the International System of Units, the basic unit for measuring mass is the kilogram. Mass can also be measured in smaller and larger units, including but not limited to milligrams; grams; or a metric ton, which is 1,000 kg.
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Rice grains vary widely. Most grains weigh 20-30 mg, although experimental breeding has produced them as large as 78 mg.
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As I remember from grade school back in the 1960's I believe it was called: "Units and Standards"We refer to the U.S. measurement system today as the "Standard Measurement,""US Standard," "English Units," "US Customary Units," and "Imperial Units."
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Answer There is no shortest unit. There is only one unit; the meter. All other 'units' are multiplications or divisions of a meter.
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yotta- (Y-) 1024 1 septillion zetta- (Z-) 1021 1 sextillion exa- (E-) 1018 1 quintillion peta- (P-) 1015 1 quadrillion tera- (T-) 1012 1 trillion giga- (G-) 109 1 billion mega- (M-) 106 1 million kilo- (k-) 103 1 thousand hecto- (h-) 102 1 hundred deca- (da-) 10 1 ten deci- (d-) 10-1 1 ten…
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No, they're standard measurements
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1/4 mile is equal to 402.336 meters.Answer: 1/4 mi. = 402.336 m
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Answer: 8 mi. = 12.8747 km, and there's 1,000 m in 1 km So.... 12,874.75 m are in 8mi
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Canadian metrication began in January 1970 when the Liberal government led by Pierre Trudeau introduced the White Paper on Metric Conversion which was supported by the House Leaders of all political parties in the House of Commons. By 1975 metric product labelling began and weather forecasts were in…
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10cm 10cm move the decimal. 1 meter = 1000 mm 1 mm =0.001 meter 10 cm = 0.1 meter =100 mm = 1dm 1 km = 1000.0 metters = 10,000 cm ect...
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Search the Wikipedia for "SI prefixes". Example: mega means a million; kilo means a thousand; so to convert from mega-something to kilo-something, you multiply by 1000 (which is a million divided by thousand). Or: kilo means a thousand, milli means 1/1000, so to convert from kilo to milli, you multi…
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804.672 meters in half a mile.
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Answer: 1/2 mi. = 804.672 m
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Answer Respectfully, it is a foolish discussion to have.. There are really only 2 personal tax rates right now - with the second (higher) one effective only on that part of ones income above the top amount of the first one....so most people really only deal with one right now anyway! An cert…
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The metric system was based on the decimal system, and was designed to allow easier conversion from one unit to another. All units of one type can be converted to another unit of the same type by multiplying by an exponent of 10. The right answer was it was made because of Gordon Stimpsons idea tha…
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700 millilitres = ~23.7 US fluid ounces
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There is no separate "multiple unit" set for time, only the standard "second" which is the same as all other time systems, and its associated subdivions (e.g. millisecond). Conversion would be into standard hours, days, weeks, and so forth. 86,400 seconds is a standard day. (see link)
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Two (2) tablespoons = 29.57 milliliters (mL)
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The standard unit of length in the metric system is the metre. Other units of length are millimetre, centimetre, decimetre, kilometre.
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1 kilometer = 1,000,000 millimeters
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There are 2 pans with the base to hold them. The meter determines if the objects or gram weights balance.
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The standard unit is the meter (metre). It is equal to about 39.37 inches.
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millimeter, meter, kilometer.... Meter The SI unit of length is the meter (or metre). The SI system was once known as the MKS system (for Meter-Kilogram-Second). Additional information about the Metric System The purpose of the metric system is to have a single decimal-based unit of measurement for…
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most common measurements are millimetre (mm), centimetre (cm), meter (m) and kilometre (km)10 millimetres = 1 centimetre10 centimetres = 1 decimetre10 decimetres = 1 metre10 metres = 1 decametre10 decametre = 1 hectometre20 hectometres = 1 kilometre = 1000 metres
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Some of them are centimeter,deka,gram,meter,kilometer,millimeter.
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The parts of a double pan balance are the two weighing pans, the pointer rider or sliding mass, and rider arm. This scale can be used to determine the mass of an object.
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A metric ruler.A metric ruler or a metric tape measure. You can also use a meterstick.I'm pretty sure that would be a metric rulerA metric ruler.Rulers, metersticks, etc.....A metric ruler. The units of metric length are centimeters and millimeters. Since it's the metric system, 10 millimeters=1 cen…
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the main attempt was to create a system that can be used internationally as a standard for weight, distance, volume and temperature. this would unite the scientific community and the commercial endeavours
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Answer: LitreAnswer: The basic unit is the cubic meter. The liter, which is the same as the cubic decimeter, is also used in practice; so is the cubic centimeter (= milliliter).
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Answer: 1/2 mi. = 804.672 m
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A ruler with markings in metric units. Examples include the meterstick (100 cm long).abin
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Winter diesel weighs about 1.92846 lbs (0.875kg). per litre or 7.3 lbs (3.311kg) per us gallon
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Volume is expressed in "cubic" as prefix of the material being measured. In cement, it would be measured in cubic yards In liquids in can be liters, gallons, ounces etc.. That's my answer off the top.... Norm In SI, you use litres and derivatives (such as ml, kl, etc.) In Imperial and US, the …
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kilogram. Its not a gram because it is too small.
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The Metric System is used in over 95 percent of the world. But in the United States, Liberia, and Burma, the English system is used. Neither is more accurate, but only 3 countries use the English system. The English system is more ancient, and it has its roots from the then more common measurement…
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The whole world uses the metric system, except for three countries; Liberia, Myanmar(Burma), and U.S.A. So only three countries don't use metric.
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Basicunit of length in the metric system ; equal to 39.37 inches .meter
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Two dekagrams* is equal to 20 grams. * deka means 10
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It is one milligram
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The unit is kilogram (1000 grams).Kilograms (kg). You can also use prefixes (though remember that the kilo- in kilogram already is a prefix): gram, milligram, etc. The tonne (or 'metric ton') is also used for very large masses. 1 tonne = 1000 kg. The value is the amount and that of course would depe…
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The metric value for length or distance is the meter.
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As well as being the system used in most countries around the world, as well as in most professions, the metric system is simple to use as it has a single set of base units to which prefixes can be added to increase the value in multiples of ten. For example, the base unit of length is the metre; a …
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The meter is the basic unit of length in the metric system. All other terms for length, like kilometer and centimeter express value in terms of the meter. For example, a kilometer is a thousand meters, and a centimeter is one 1/100th of a meter.
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The kilogram. It would not be gram because it is too small.
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Most metric micrometers have graduations of .01mm (.001"), and some read to .001mm or nearly .0001". Depending on the application, digital and vernier types are available in both. See "LS Starrett Company" or Mitutoyo America Corporation.
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