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Why the metric system is better

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Why Metric? :

Why Metric?

What Countries Use the Metric System?:

What Countries Use the Metric System? Used by all countries except: The United States Liberia Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma)

It Has Fewer Units of measurement:

It Has Fewer Units of measurement Meters, Liters and Grams Just add a prefix: k ilo hecto deka Deci Centi milli

Metric Units of Length:

Metric Units of Length Meter k ilometer h ectometer d ekameter m eter d ecimeter c entimeter millimeter

English System of Length:

English System of Length inch foot yard Mile Fathom Rod furlong League Mils Pole Perch Hand Link chain

Metric – Unit of Mass:

Metric – Unit of Mass Gram kilogram hectogram dekagram gram d ecigram c entigram milligram

English Unit of Mass:

English Unit of Mass pound, apoth . pound, ounce apoth . ounce Dram apoth . d ram grain , s poth s cruple pennyweight short hundredweight long hundredweight short ton long ton

Metric Unit of Volume - Liter:

Metric Unit of Volume - Liter Liter kiloliter h ectoliter dekaliter liter deciliter centiliter milliliter

English System Unit of Volume :

English System Unit of Volume g allon liquid quart dry quart liquid pint dry pint fluid ounce t easpoon t ablespoon m inim fluid dram g ill p eck b ushel cubic inch cubic foot, cubic yard cubic fathom cubic rod cubic furlong cubic mile cubic league cubic mil cubic pole cubic perch cubic hand cubic link cubic chain

Easier to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Metric Units:

Easier to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Metric Units

You add 1.7 liters of water to 2.4 liters of water. How much water do you have?:

You add 1.7 liters of water to 2.4 liters of water. How much water do you have?

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1.7 + 2.4 4.1 liters

You add 3cups, 6 liquid ounces of water to 2 cups, 7 liquid ounces of water. How much water will you have?:

You add 3cups, 6 liquid ounces of water to 2 cups, 7 liquid ounces of water. How much water will you have?

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6 cups, 3 liquid ounces is wrong – why? 6 cups, 5 liquid ounces is correct – why? 3 cups 6 liquid ounces + 2 cups 7 liquid ounces

You want to buy 4 pieces of wood. Each piece is 1.3 meters long. How much wood do you want to buy?:

You want to buy 4 pieces of wood. Each piece is 1.3 meters long. How much wood do you want to buy?

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5.2 meters 1.3 X 4

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You want to buy 4 pieces of wood. Each piece is 2’4” long. How much wood do you want to buy?

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9’6” wrong answer – why? 9’4” correct answer – why? 2’4” X 4

Add these measurements: 5 3/8 inches, 4 ¼ inches, 7 ½ inches:

Add these measurements: 5 3/8 inches, 4 ¼ inches, 7 ½ inches The correct answer is 10 1/8 inches. How do you get this answer?

How many meters in 3.5 km:

How many meters in 3.5 km Just move the decimal point 3500 meters

It is Easier to Convert Metric Units:

It is Easier to Convert Metric Units

How many meters in 6.2 centimeters:

How many meters in 6.2 centimeters Just move the decimal point .062 meters

How many inches in 5 miles :

How many inches in 5 miles The correct answer is 316,800 inches How do you get this answer?

How many liquid ounces in 5 gallons?:

How many liquid ounces in 5 gallons? The correct answer is 1728 liquid ounces How do you get this answer?

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