Centimeters/inchesThe most appropriate metric unit for the purpose of measuring the length of a pencil would be centimetres.
I would use a centimetre.
Centimetres or millimetres (for precision).
The metric unit of length is the 'meter'.
The answer depends on what aspect of the pencil you wish to measure: its length, diameter, mass or something else.
what metric unit can i use to measure the distance from Phoenix to New York
Meters is the standard metric unit of length.
You could use either centimeters or millimeters, but probably centimeters.