Asked in Astronomy
Why is the light year a useful unit for measuring distances to stars?
Because it is a large number, suitable for large distances. Astronomers also like to use the unit Parsec. ...
Asked in Metric System
What is the basic unit for measuring capacity in the metric system?
The basic unit is a cubic metre but, since this is rather large, a more common unit is a litre = 0.001 metre3. ...
If you where measuring a ant what metric unit would you use?
probably millimeters. you could get very large numbers if you use nanometers. ...