Why you use the metric system?
It is better, the metric system is an improvement over
the English system in three major points:
1. One unit of measurement for each physical
quantity. No matter from which other
quantities of the SI system derived, yields
always the same unit.
2. Scalability by prefixes - combinations of
prefix and unit make for a plethora of
convenient combined units.
3. Decimal system - fractions are expressed in
decimal notation. Not only makes this the
notation unique, exhaustive and intuitively
comparable, but also allows unit conversion
without doing math - simply by shifts of the