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  www.metricamerica.com  THE METRIC SYSTEM  INSTANT METRIC  METRIC AMERICA   Narrated MUSIC VIDEOS  METRIC SONGS    and MUSIC VIDEOS  METRIC MONKEY  AMETRICAN MAN Test Your Metric Learning Skills METRIC EXAM! Assignments  7 BASE SI UNITS      Spoken SI... "ess i"    The International System Test Your Metric Learning Skills METRIC EXAM! Assignments  EVERYDAY METRIC UNITS  PREFIXES  SYMBOLS  Base Unit - meter  (m)  centimeter  (cm)  millimeter  (mm)  kilometer  (km)  Derived Unit - liter  (L)  milliliter  (mL)  Base Unit - kilogram  (kg)  gram  (g)  milligram  (mg)  tonne  (t)  Temperature  Evolution of Measures  Inch-Pound Non-System Share This with Others!  UNITED METRIC STATES  INSTANT METRIC    CONVERSION* Tables All Rights Reserved Performance Rights - SOCAN  LCAMS - Fellow - USMA Writer "SI" Documents - ANMC No unauthorized reproduction or download or upload of content permitted.    Terms for Use and Privacy*

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The International System of Units is called "SI"
and is the Metric Measurement used in America.

Compare Fuel Economy in Vehicles

liters per 100 kilometers
(L/100 km)
converted to miles per gallon (miles per gallon)

WHAT IS A LITER?
liter (L)
also spelled (litre) is the derived unit for
VOLUME
Use the symbol L

So you may ask "what's with a capital letter
L for liter?
Is that a capital
L for the unit of measure named
after a person like C for Celsius?
No....
You see, when decimal dimensions were described
long before
the typewriter we would have to
write the script .

But as technology came along it became apparent that typewriters were not equipped with
so attempts were made to use the lower case "l" (el).
Then it became further confusing to write "1l" (lower case "el")
as the "1" and "l" (el) looked too similar as did the capital "I" (eye). So the capital
L was chosen as the symbol for
the derived base unit
liter.
That is the only exception in this so keep going!

 Measure Volume of gasoline or the Volume of most any refreshing beverage. Volume is the amount of space in a contained substance like water in a swimming pool measured in liters. Which has more... 750 mL (milliliters) or 1 L (liter)?  You are Absolutely right! There are exactly 1 000 mL in 1 L (liter)
Compare Fuel Economy in Vehicles
 Liters per 100 kilometers is simply written L/100 km
Make a note of how many liters it takes to fill up each time...
note distance traveled...
now find how many liters it takes
to travel 100 kilometers (km)

Economy on the road means LESS FUEL IS BETTER!
A quick to determine Fuel Consumption   (Video)

DID YOU KNOW? ( Video)
that you can divide 1 meter by exactly 10 equal parts
(10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm)
then make a cube (1 000 cm
ณ) of it to fill with water
and you will find that it contains exactly 1 L (1 liter)
(1 000 mL
) of water
and is the mass of exactly 1 kg (1 kilogram) (1 000 g)
ALL SIMPLY RELATED IN 10!

 CLICK ON PICTURES FOR VIDEO LEARNING! "The Metric System"  Share This With Others Share This With Others  CLICK ON PICTURES BELOW FOR VIDEO CLIPS SMALLER METRIC MEASURES 1 cmณ (1 cubic centimeter) filled with water contains exactly 1 mL (1 milliliter) and is the mass  of exactly 1 g (1 gram)
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