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Published on January 9th, 2013 In category Maths

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Units of measurement and conversion

Units of MeasurementsThe article covers the topic of Units of Measurement under metric systems and the British System. The given below will help you to learn the some basic units of measurements.

Unit of Measurements
Metric Systems
British Systems
Length
1 Kilometer (km)
= 10 hm
12 inch
= 1 foot
1 hectometer (hm)
=10 dm
3 feets
=1 yard
1 decameter (dm)
=10 m
22 yds
=1 chain
1 meter
=10 decimeter
10 chains
=1 furlong
1 decimeter
=10 cm
8 furlong
=1 mile
1 centimeter
=10 millimeters
1 mile = 1760 yds. = 5280 ft.
   
1 nautical mile (knot) = 6080 ft.
Weight
1 metric ton
=1000 kg
1 ton
= 20 cwt
1 quintal
=100 kg
1 cwt
(hundred weight)
= 4 qrts
1 Kilogram (kg)
=10 hg = 1000 gms
1 qtrs
=2 stones
1 hectagram  (hg)
=10 dgms
1 stone
=14 lbs
1 decagram (dg)
=10 gms
1 pound (lb)
=16 ounce (oz)
1 gram
=10 decigram
   
1 decigram
=10 cg
1 cwt
=112 lbs
1 centigram
=10 mg (milligram)
1 ton
=2240 lbs
Volume
1 kl (kilolitre)
=10 hl
1 gallon
=4 quart
1 hectolitre
=10 dl
1 quart
=2 pints
1 decalitre
= 10 l
1 pint
=2 ounces
1 litre
=10 dl
   
1 decilitre
=10 centilitre
   
1 cg
=10 mg
   

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