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# Is a pound a part of the metric system?

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###### Answered 2015-03-06 06:49:48

Pound is used to measure currency. It is a part of metric system.

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## Related Questions

### Is pound part of the matric system?

No. A pound is part of the Imperial measuring system not the metric system.

### Is a pound a proper unit of weight in the metric system?

No, a pound is a part of the U.S. System of Measurement. The Metric System measures weight in grams (and kilograms, milligrams, centigrams).

### Is a pound a metric unit or an English unit?

A pound is part of the imperial system of measurements, which were used in England, and elsewhere, before the introduction of metric measurements.

### Is half a pound still consider a pound in the metric system?

No. Neither half a pound nor a pound have any place in the metric system. And they never did have a place either.

### Is ft part of the metric system?

No, feet are not part of the metric system.

### Are inches part of the metric system or English system?

Inches are part of the English system and centimeters are part of the metric system.

### Is a quart part of the metric system?

No, it is not part of the metric system. A quart is equivalent to .95 liters.

### Is centimeters part of metric system or the American system?

Centimetres are part of the metric system. A centimetre is 0.01 metre.

### Is kilometer metric?

A kilometer is part of the metric system.

### In what year did America legalise the use of the metric system?

In 1869Congress legalized the use of the metric system. In 1893 the Office of Weights and Measures adopted the metric system in legally defining the yard and the pound.

### Metric system for weight?

The kilogram (kg), which is part of the metric system, is the base unit of mass.

### What does gal mean in the metric system?

Nothing. It is an abbreviation for gallon, but the gallon is NOT part of the metric system.

### How much is 10 grams in the metric system?

It is 10 grams. A gram is part of the metric system.

### Are inches part of the metric system?

No, Inches are part of the American "Customary" system...Metric is way easier to use but America refuses

### Are tablespoons and teaspoons part of the metric system?

No - the metric system uses ml - millilitres for small volumes

### English and metric system of units?

FPS - Foot, Pound, Second is the English system CGS - Centimeter, Gram, Second is the metric system Second in both systems are equal

### What's a gallon A gallon is a part of the metric system that contains 4 quarts?

A gallon is NOT part of the metric system. A gallon is a part of the Imperial system and contains 4 quarts (or 8 pints)

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