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What states don't use the metric system?


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Answered 2010-01-13 00:20:24

The United States doesn't use the metric system. Only about 7% of the U.S. uses the metric system. Those people are usually immigrants. The U.S. is the only country in the WORLD that doesn't use the metric system. Our system is very inaccurate. I don't know why we use the metric system.

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