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Because it is universally accepted and is the more rational; but the metric system is not used only in science, the system is general.

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Metric units of measurement?

Some common metric units of measurement are kilometers, meters, and centimeters. Many of the units used in the metric system are part of the SI international system of units used in the sciences.

Does the UK use imperial or metric measurement?

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What are the units of measurement used by scientists?

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What is the metric system most commonly used for?

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What kinds of degrees and temperatures are used in the metric system?

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