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Measurement - Metric System

Many countries outside of the United States use the metric system. The metric system is also commonly used in the United States in some areas such as science.

Units Conversion Table:

American to metric Metric to American
1 inch = 2.54 cm 1 m = 39.37 inches
1 mile = 1.609 km 1 km = 0.6214 mile
1 lb = 0.4536 kg 1 kg = 2.205 pound
1 gal = 3.785 liters 1 liter = 0.2642 gal

The generally used metric units for weight are grams [g] and kilograms [kg].
                    1000 g = 1 kg.

 
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