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METRIC SYSTEM (SI)


[weights & measures]

  
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  • (for example, miles to kilometers)
  • volume (ex.: teaspoons to milliliters)
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Metric System - What is it?

Most other countries in the world use a simpler and much more logical system of measuting units than the one used in the United States. This system, known as "metrics" is a system of weights and measures invented by French scientists over 200 years ago. Today, after a number of changes, it is called the SI (for the French term "Systðme International").