The two major systems of measurement in use in the world are the U.S. Customary System of measurement and the International System of Units, commonly known as the metric system. The majority of the world uses the metric ... More »

The American system of measurement is known as the U.S. customary system. Most of the units of measurement in the customary system are derived from British imperial units of measurement. More »

To convert a length of one meter into common English system measurements such as feet, multiply by 3.28; to convert into inches, multiply by 39.37; and to convert into yards, multiply by 1.09. To convert one meter into c... More »

DM3 stands for cubic decimeter in the International System of Units measurement system. In the United States, this volumetric quantity is called a liter. It is also equivalent to 1,000 cubic centimeters. More »

The metric system is different from SI or International System of Units in that it has only three base units, whereas the SI has seven base units. Also, the SI is a modern system of measurement that is based on the older... More »

The MKS system of units is the precursor metric system of the contemporary International System of Units, which is commonly referred to as SI, from the French Le Systeme Internationale d'Unites. The initials MKS stand fo... More »

A printable measurement chart is a worksheet that provides measures and conversions for the U.S. Customary System and the metric system. The chart guides students in maths facts practice, geometry topics and problem-solv... More »