The metric system is a system of measurement used throughout the world, and the scientific community.
Changing metric units through decimal places. The metric system is a called a decimal-based system because it is based on multiples of ten.
Any measurement given in one metric unit (e.g., kilogram) can be converted to another metric unit
Because its the metric system it is easy to convert between units (e.g. from millimetres to metres, or grams to kilograms) simply by multiplying or dividing by 10, 100, 1000, etc.
Metric system is designed to make measurements and calculations easy to perform and understand, which is one of the main reasons scientists use it.
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