## Metric is here!Explains the metric system and its specific uses in sports, science, medicine, travel, and at home. |

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### Contents

Meter and Liter Are Neater | 7 |

The Switch to Metrics | 14 |

The Meter | 18 |

Copyright | |

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10mm squares 3cm 6mm 3dm 4cm 5mm or 10mm 8cm 2mm acre amount of matter ampere avoirdupois basic unit beam scale boiling bottles butter called Celsius Celsius thermometer centares centi centiliter container course cubic centimeter cubic decimeter cubic inches deci deciliter decimal nature decimal point deka derived units drill English units equal-sized spaces equals 3cm example Fahrenheit feet fluid drams fluid ounces gallons grain gram hectare hecto inches of mercury Kelvin kilo kilogram kilograms of water kiloliter kilometer label length Liters equals luminous intensity mass weight meter was cubed METRIC APOTHECARY metric countries metric measurements metric sizes metric system metric units mile millibar milligram milliliters millimeter minims multiplied one-hundredth pint pounds prosciutto remember scaloppine scientists skillet small paper clips spinach square meter standards system of measurement table form tablespoon teaspoon temperature unit of measurement volume Weights and Measures word