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Customary System: Used mainly in the United States Metric System: Used in the rest of the world and in most scientific research and development.

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Linear Units: Inches: Short lines Feet: Medium Lines Yards: Long lines Miles: Long Distances

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Linear Units: Measure how long a line is including: length, width,distance, perimeter, area A ruler is a tool used for linear measurement

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Linear Units: 12 inches = 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yd 36in = 1 yd 5280ft = 1 mile

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Linear Units: Cm- measure short lines M = measure medium lines km- measure long lines

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Linear Units: 100cm = 1 m 1000 m = 1 km

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What unit measures short lines in the customary system? inches

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What unit measures short lines in the metric system? centimeters

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What unit measures medium in the customary system? feet

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What unit measures long lines in the metric system? meters

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What unit measures long lines in the customary system? yards

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What unit measures long distances in the customary system? miles

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What unit measures long distances in the metric system? kilometers

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