The Metric System

Metric System

The Metric System is based on the fundamental units of measure for Length, Volume, Mass, Time, Electric Current, Temperature and Amount of a Substance.

Quantity Units Unit Symbol
Mass kilograms Kg
Length Meters M
Volume Liters L
Time Seconds S
Electric Current Ampere A
Temperature Kelvin, Celsius K, C
Intensity of light Candela Cd
Amount of a Substance Mole Mol

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