The metric system is used to measure the length, weight or volume of an object. Length is measured in millimetres (mm), centimetres (cm), metres (m) or kilometres (km). Weight is measured in grams (g) and kilograms (kg).
The metric system is an internationally recognised decimalised system of measurement. It is in widespread use, and where it is adopted, it is the only or most.
Tables for metric measuring, including area, volume, cubic, weight, and linear.
In the United States, both the U.S. customary measurement system and the metric system are used, especially in medical, scientific, and technical fields. In most.
The metric system is a system of measuring based on the meter, kilogram and second.
For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is. In the metric system of measurement, the most common units of distance are millimeters, centimeters, .
Learn about metric measurements and practice using them with simple examples .
This lessons gives definitions and explains the metric measurement system.
There are two main systems for measuring distances and weight, the Imperial System of Measurement and the Metric System of Measurement.