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Measuring In Metric Units The metric system is a decimal system of measurement.

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1 Measuring In Metric Units The metric system is a decimal system of measurement.

2 Meter Meter (m) Benchmark: The height of a chair Basic unit for length

3 Millimeter (mm) Benchmark: The width of a dime

4 Centimeter (cm) Benchmark: Width of a large paperclip

5 Kilometer (km) Benchmark: The combined length of 9 football fields

6 Mass Amount of matter that an object has

7 Gram (g) Benchmark: Small paperclip

8 Milligram (mg) Benchmark: One grain of sugar

9 Kilogram (kg) Benchmark: Textbook

10 Capacity Measure of the amount that a container can hold

11 Liter (L) Benchmark: One large water bottle

12 Milliliter (mL) Benchmark: Eyedropper

13 Kiloliter (kL) Benchmark: Eight large trash cans

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