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Answered 2013-02-17 06:51:40

The US does not use the metric system.

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Who decided the US would go on metric system?

Sweetie, the U.S. isn't on the metric system.


How does the metric system help us?

To estimate the volume of the pot.


What are the advantges of the United States using the metric system?

If the US uses the metric system then the whole world would use the Metric System. (other than Liberia and Myanmar) There would be no need for converting Imperial to Metric anymore.


Why does the US use both the metric system and the standard system?

the government thinks that it would be hard for older people to learn the metric system.


Why would it be a advantageous for the US to switch to the metric system of measurements?

Most countries in the world use the metric system.Only three countries-Burma, Liberia, and the US-have not adopted the International System of Units (SI, or metric system)The metric system is much easier to use than the imperial system


When did the US stop using the metric system?

when did the US start using the metric system.


What problems would be created if the US switched to the metric system?

None at all. The metric system is the only logical way to go.


Is the US officially on the metric system?

No, the USA does not use the metric system



Who decided us would go on metric system?

It is a must to go metric. US is the last country in the world that has to go this way. Scroll down to related links and read "THE UNITED STATES AND THE METRIC SYSTEM".


Why is the US one of the few countries who have not adopted the metric system?

The reason that the US has not adopted the metric system is based on stubbornness. Even the UK has, by and large, adopted the metric system.


Do your think we should use the metric or English system in the US?

Personally I think the metric system is better because it is easier in my opinion. When you think about it though, pretty much every teacher in the US has taught their students through the metric system and to change it would be complicated and the parents would even be confused too.


Who decide that the US would go on a metric system if needed?

The Congress decided this, but it is a must to go metric. US is the last country in the world that has to go this way.



How do the US use the metric system?

both imperial and metric system is used but scientist use the metric system the most.the metric system is also called the international system also known as the SI unit.


How much is a kilometer based on the us metric system?

There isn't a separate US metric system, the metric system is international and the same everywhere. So one kilometre in the U.S.A. is one kilometre.





When did US get metric?

The US has not converted to the Metric System yet. We are still using the English Customary.


Is the metric system more accurate that the US system?

No. No system is more accurate. The metric system is just more easy to use.


What nation created the metric system?

Only the US uses the metric system. Hope it helped :D


Does the us use the metric or feet system?

Every civilised country in the world uses the metric system.


Why did the US adopt the Customary System of Measure?

Because it existed long before the new-fangled Metric system was even invented, and by gosh, if it was good enough for the Pilgrims, then it ought to be good enough for us, without trying to confuse everybody with the complicated Metric system and all of its weird units. If the good lord had meant for us to use the Metric system, He would have given us ten fingers.



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