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 INSTANT METRIC eBook PAGE 2 TABLE of CONTENTS PAGE 3 Evolution of Archaic Measurement PAGE 4 - Inch-Pound PAGE 6 - "SI" Relates PAGE 8 The Metric System PAGE 10 - Prefixes PAGE 11 - Symbols PAGE 12 Everyday Base Units PAGE 13 - meter PAGE 15 - centimeter PAGE 17 - millimeter PAGE 19 - kilometer PAGE 21 - liter PAGE 22 - milliliter PAGE 24 - kilogram PAGE 26 - gram PAGE 28 - milligram PAGE 29 - tonne PAGE 31  Temperature PAGE 32 7 Base Units PAGE 34 HOW THE METRIC SYSTEM WORKS PAGE 35 - Summary OTHER USEFUL LINKS FREE METRIC POSTERS METRIC EXAMS! INSTANT METRIC CONVERSION TABLES United Metric States

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SI RELATES IN 10

The System of International Measurement called "SI"
is the metric measurement used in America.

An international system of measurement evolved that was assisted in it's development as a result of for-sighted American Fathers like Thomas Jefferson who gave us an American dollar with 100 cents and Dr Benjamin Franklin who, along with other devoted attendees of the Academy of Sciences in Paris, contributed significantly to the simple design of measuring in metric dimensions today.
This System of International Units called "SI"
is the metric measurement used in America.

Unlike "inch-pound" measurement, metric measurement is all simply related in 10... just like an American dollar.

 HERE'S HOW IT WORKS! Simply divide 1 m (meter) in exactly 10 equal parts, each of which measures 10 cm (centimeters). Then make a cube container that is 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm (1000 cm³) that we can fill with water. And like magic, when you fill this cube container with water, it has the volume of exactly 1 L (liter)

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