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# Who devised the metric system?

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###### 10/04/2008

Gabriel Mouton

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### The metric system was devised by?

The French Academy of Sciences

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The French Revolution.

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The metric system is called "the metric system"

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Volume is measured in Litres in the metric system

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The english system is the metric system. There is no
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In the metric system, lengths are calculated in meters.
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