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 When did the metric system begin in Canada?

Answer The metric system was adopted by Canada in 1873 but only the scientific community used it until 1970. That year the government announced, through a series of resolutions, that it was making the me... 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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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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Uses of the Metric System?

The metric system is the most popular measurement system in the world today. It was designed and invented in 1791 by scientists and scholars working during the turbulence of the French Revolution. ... 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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