## A guide to the metric system |

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3.300 METERS long 60 parts called absolute zero amount of light barleycorns base of l0 basic Board of Vocational boiling point CENTI CENTIGRADE CENTIMETER is called common abbreviation convert correct DECIMETER define weight defined in terms degrees is given DEKA DEKAMETER divided into 60 DYNES earth FAHRENHEIT feet is equal FREEZING POINT GRAMS and KILOGRAMS HECTOMETER KELVIN scale KILO means KiloMeter l,000 CUBIC CENTIMETERS l00 GRAMS light bulbs light emitted line 3.300 METERS LUMENS LUMINOUS INTENSITY MASS and WEIGHT measure of length measure weight MEASUREMENT OF WEIGHT measures of mass ment metric measurement METRIC STANDARD metric system MILLILITERS MILLIMETERS NEWTON number of inches offered the advantage old system package POINT OF WATER pounds and ounces problem PURDUE UNIVERSITY qrant relationship set of prefixes square Study the chart system of measurement system of pounds Technical Education temperature scale terms of cost Vocational and Technical watt bulb yard