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# What is the metric system of measurement?

# What are the units of measurements in the metric system?

The standard unit of length in the metric system is the meter. Other units of length are: millimetre, centimetre, decimetre, kilometre.

# What are units of measure in the metric system?

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# What is the equivalent measures of metric system?

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# What is metric system measurement?

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# How is temperature measured in the metric system?

Temperature is measured in the metric system using degrees Celsius (centigrade). The official scale is actually the Kelvin scale, which uses the same degree size…, but begins at absolute zero. Kelvin is often used for special scientific usage with very high or low temperatures. It is also preferred for certain computations using the gas law, because the product of pressure and volume is directly proportional to Kelvin temperature. Answer In the SI system, the base unit of measurement for temperature is the kelvin. Celsius is a metric unit, but it is NOT an SI unit.

# In the metric system speed can be measured by?

In the metric system the base units for measurement of velocity (speed) is meters for distance and time in seconds, making the standard base formula for velocity meters per se…cond. For very small or very large measurements, the SI prefixes of centi-, deci-, micro-, kilo-, etc., may be used ahead of meters, and time can be converted to milliseconds, microseconds, hours, minutes, days, or any other measurement of the passage of time.

# The liter is the metric measure of what in the metric system?

Volume is measured in Litres in the metric system

# What is the linear measurement in the metric system?

All metric units of linear measurement are multiples or sub-multiples of the meter . -- nanometer = 10 -9 -- millimeter = 10 -3 -- centimeter = 10 -2 -- meter --… kilometer = 10 3 . . etc.

# What are the units for metric system of measurements?

Length . . . meter Mass . . . kilogram Time . . . second Electric current . . . ampere Thermodynamic temperature . . . kelvin Amount of substance . . . mole Lumino…us intensity . . . Candela All the other units are derived from these. According to Halliday and Resnick ("Fundamentals of Physics", Wiley, 1974, p.8) "Three different systems of units are most commonly used in science and engineering. They are the meter-kilogram-second or mks system, the Gaussian system in which the fundamental mechanical units are the centimeter, the gram, and the second (a cgs system), and the British engineering system (a foot-pound-second or fps system). According to Masterton and Slowinski ("Chemical Principles", WB Saunders Company, 1973, pp. 4-5) "The unit of mass used most frequently in chemistry is the gram, which represents one thousanth of the mass of a platinum-iridium block kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (1 kg = 103 g)." So unless you are talking about a system of units, the unit of mass is the gram. Length; millimetre (mm), centimetre (cm), metre (m) 1 metre = 3.28 feet

# What are the unit measurement of metric system?

Mass . . . kilogram Length . . . meter Time . . . second Charge . . . Coulomb All the other units are multiples or combinations of these.

# How do you measure liquid in the metric system?

mL (mililiters) or L (liters)

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# What is the measurement of length in the metric system?

Length's unit in the metric system is meter, volume's unit is liter, and mass's unit is measured in grams.(m, L, g)

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# What is metric system and measurement?

The metric system is all based around 1 cubic centimetre of water under normal conditions. From this, we can derive length, volume and mass units ie: 1 cubic centimetre of wa…ter has the volume of 1 millilitre. 1 cubic centimetre of water has the mass of 1 gram. 1 cubic centimetre of water measures 1 centimetre, so 1000 in a row would measure 1 metre.

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# What is the metric system of measurement temperature?

Celsius.

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# Is metric system and metric measurements the same?

Answer: yes Answer: No, but they are related. A "system" is not the same as a "measurement".

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# What is the metric system of measurement based on temperature and heat?

Temperature is measured in kelvin, although degrees Celsius are commonly used. Heat is a form of energy, and is measured in joules.