Why is it important to understand the metric system more than the English system of measurement?
I believe because the metric system is more widely used and nowadays even parts that have been made to measure according to British measurements, such as nuts and bolts are being produced according to the metric system.
use the regular measurement systemsfor the taks) ----------- Answer ----------- Normally, the metric is used pretty much exclusively in Physics. This is common for most, if not all sciences, because the metric system is easier and all scientists around the world can understand it if you want to publish anything. It's like English is the common language for many scientific papers.