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 Two Historical Facts About the Metric System?

Answer The metric system is an internationally recognized decimal-based system of measurement. First adopted by France more than 200 years ago, the metric system is now the predominant system of measureme... Read More »
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The Advantages of the Metric System Over the English System?

The differences between the metric and the English systems of measurement are vast. Though the English system is much older than the metric system, older, in this case, doesn't necessarily mean bet... Read More »
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What does"hm"mean on the metric system?

The abbreviation "hm" stands for hectometer in the metric system. The metric prefix "hecto-" represents 100 and the meter is a unit of distance. A hectometer is equal to 100 meters.References:Nanot... Read More »
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How did they come up with the metric system?

The metric system is a system of measurement used internationally for both scientific and commercial purposes. The United States is the only major industrialized country that has not fully adopted ... Read More »
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Who uses the metric system?

Every country in the world other than the United States, Liberia and Burma has adopted the metric system as the official units of measurement. The other three countries use the United States custom... Read More »
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