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Is Hector part of the metric system?


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Answered 2014-07-13 00:48:57

Type your answer here... No. Bcz One Hectare (not 'Hector') =2.471 Acres.1 Acre=43560 Sq.ft area. Foot is a unit of British system and measurement of length, while in Metric length is measured in meter (or metre to give it its original & standard French name). This system is also called SI (System International) of measurement.

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here are two main systems are implemented in world,they are:--

1- FPS system----- Foot Pound System (British system).

F=Foot, P=Pound, S=Second

2- CGS system-----SI (International system of measurement)

C=Centimeter , G=Gram, S=Second.

In addition; there was a unit called the HECTARE, an are was 100 square metres,so a hectare (hecto=100) was 10 000square metres. When the the metric system was rationalised in 1960 to produce the SI system the are and hectare were dropped in favour of square metres. A Rugby union pitch is roughly one hectare.

The SI system is the metre, kilogram, second.

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The Hectare is still used, in the UK at least, for land measurement especially in agriculture.

The official system now is the SI (metre, kg, s and a few other basic units) and their derivatives.

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