The 'kilometer' is a unit of length or distance in the metric system.
Liter is one example
First, there is no such thing as english. There is the Imperial system and the conversion from metric to Imperial is different for different measures.
24 metric measures
A litre, which is used for measuring the volume of liquid. A kilometre, which measures distance. A kilogram, which measures weight.
english. Metric weights are base on grams. Example, A kilogram = 1000 grams = 2.2 pounds.
An inch is such a measure.
There is no single equivalent. Each pair of measures has a different equivalence.
The standard unit of mass in the metric system is the kilogram. The standard unit of mass in the English system is the slug.
France originated the metric system.
A metric ruler measures in inches and centimeters.
Quarts are a capacity measure and are part of the Imperial Weights and Measures System. As such, quarts can be regarded as a part of the English system.