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Metric system

metric system

A system of weights and measures, universal for scientific use, based upon the meter, which was originally intended to be one ten-millionth of a quadrant of the earth's meridian and now is based on the length that light travels in a vacuum in a given period of time (see meter). Prefixes of the meter (and other standards) reflect either fractions or multiples of the meter and are identical to the international System of Units (see international System of units). The unit of weight is the gram, which is the weight of one cubic centimeter of water, equivalent to 15.432358 grains. The unit of volume is the liter or one cubic decimeter, equal to 1.056688 U.S. Liquid quarts; a cubic centimeter is about 16.23073 U.S. Minims.


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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... speed that I naturally work at. If you're so intelligent, you could use metric system as rest of the world. Anyway, I'm about 1.95 m (so probably even taller than you :lol:) ...

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by IamAnAlien
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:37 am
 
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Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... or just chating online? If you're so intelligent, you could use metric system as rest of the world. Anyway, I'm about 1.95 m (so probably even taller than you :lol:) ...

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by JackBean
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:29 am
 
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actual length and magnification

Its really not too much to understand how the metric system works.

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by Ultrashogun
Thu May 25, 2006 6:23 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: actual length and magnification
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