Officially the metric SI system.
The use of the metric system was made legal as a system of measurement in the US in 1866. The system was officially adopted by the federal government in 1975 for use in the military and government agencies, and as preferred system for trade and commerce.
The US does not use the metric system.
No states anymore officially use the metric system. However, there is one road that uses kilometres instead of miles: I-19 in Arizona (connects Tucson to Nogales).
when did the US start using the metric system.
Three: Liberia, Myanmar, and the USA.
The SI system - International System, after its name in French.
It uses both. The Bahamas are officially metric, but many road signs are in miles.
The reason that the US has not adopted the metric system is based on stubbornness. Even the UK has, by and large, adopted the metric system.
metric system is for commies
both imperial and metric system is used but scientist use the metric system the most.the metric system is also called the international system also known as the SI unit.
There isn't a separate US metric system, the metric system is international and the same everywhere. So one kilometre in the U.S.A. is one kilometre.
Sweetie, the U.S. isn't on the metric system.
The US has not converted to the Metric System yet. We are still using the English Customary.
Officially, everybody except Burma, Liberia and ... wait for it, ... the US.
Most countries in the world use the metric system.Only three countries-Burma, Liberia, and the US-have not adopted the International System of Units (SI, or metric system)The metric system is much easier to use than the imperial system
No. No system is more accurate. The metric system is just more easy to use.
Liberia is one of the very few countries that has not officially adopted it.
Only the US uses the metric system. Hope it helped :D
Every civilised country in the world uses the metric system.
The metric system, in which land is measured in hectares, is officially in use in the United States, although the people continue to resist it.
The U.S.A. should join the modern world in using the metric system.
No. Congress can decide whether or not the metric system is adopted by the US, but the metric system exists and is used by developed countries whatever Congress choses to do.
the government thinks that it would be hard for older people to learn the metric system.
Everybody should use the metric system.