The metric measurement is a system of measuring using the liter, the gram, and the meter as basic units.
The gram is used to measure mass or weight.
For instance, a person weighing 170 pounds in customary measurement, weighs 77110 grams or 77.11 kilograms in the metric system.
the liter is used to measure capacity.
for instance, 1 liter of coke measures about 33.81 ounces in customary measurement.
The meter is used to measure length.
For instance, a person whose height is 1 meter is equivalent 3.2808 feet in customary measurement.
In the metric system, other units are named by using prefixes such as kilo, hecto, deka, deci, centi, and milli etc...
1 kilo = one thousand and the symbol we use is k
For example, 1 kilometer = 1000 meters
1 hecto = one hundred and the symbol we use is h
1 hectogram = 100 grams
1 deka = ten and the symbol we use is da
1 dekameter = 10 meters
1 deci = one-tenth and the unit is d
1 deciliter = 0.1 liter
1 centi = one-hundredth and the unit is c
1 centimeter = 0.01 meter
1 milli = one-thousandth and the unit is m
1 millimeter = 0.001 meter
Fun math game: Destroy numbered balls by adding to 10
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