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# What is the length of the meter based on?

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The ancient Egyptian measure of length, based on the length of the forearm, was not standardised. It was around 0.52-0.53 metres.

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### How was the length of a meter originally decided?

Originally, the length of a meter was based on the distance between the equator and the south pole. That distance would be 10,000 kilometers. However, the instruments were not all that accurate so it is off by a little bit.

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A meter stick is used to measure the length of fabric so that it is suitable and accurate for the amount of fabric needed based on the size required.

### How to convert meter into kilogram?

You don't. Meter is used to measure length, kilogram is for mass.You don't. Meter is used to measure length, kilogram is for mass.You don't. Meter is used to measure length, kilogram is for mass.You don't. Meter is used to measure length, kilogram is for mass.

### What is the standard length of a meter?

kength of a meter

### What does centimeter desemeter meter and kelometer stand for in math?

It should be spelled "centimeter," "decimeter," "meter," and "kilometer." centimeter = 1/100 of a meter decimeter = 1/10 of a meter kilometer = 1000 meters These are all units of length based off the SI unit meter.

### What weight one meter?

A meter of what? Meter is a unit of length, not of weight.

### Is it meter or meter?

For units of length, metre. For a measuring device, meter.

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### Is the moon a meter?

The moon is a natural satellite. A meter is a measurement of length. No, the moon is not a measurement of length.

### Do you use a meter stick to measure length?

Yes, a meter stick can be used to measure length.