# What are all the metric units for measuring length?

(largest) *kilo*(-meter,-liter,-gram)

*hecto(*-meter,-liter,-gram)

*deka(*-meter,-liter,-gram)

**unit=** (meter,liter,gram)

*deci*(-meter,-liter,-gram)

*centi*(-meter,-liter,-gram)

(smallest) *milli*(-meter,-liter,-gram)

### What are the units used for measuring length?

In the metric system, meters and all derived units measure length. In the U.S. Standard system, inches, feet, yards, and miles are the units of length. The metric system is used widely in Europe and Asia. * * * * * Europe, Asis and everywhere else apart from the USA, Burma, Liberia and some minor islands. Even in the USA, the scientific community uses metric units, or, when they don't, they cause catastrophic disasters (the…

### Standard and Metric Units?

Standard units of measure: Volume - ounces, cups, pints, quarts, gallons Length - inches, feet, rods, miles Weight - ounces, pounds, tons Metric units of measure: Volume - liters Length - meters Weight - grams (and metric ton is 1000 kilograms or 1000000 grams) All of the metric units can have prefixes that define magnitude such as: Kilo - means 1000 centi - means 1/100th or 0.01 milli - means 1/1000th or 0.001