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# What the similarities of Metric System from English System?

Updated: 10/18/2022

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They are both systems of measurement in which there are sets of 7 units for measuring physical attributes of objects and derived units for measuring other attributes. For example, Basic units for mass: Kilogram (metric) or Pound (Imperial)

Derived units for area: Square Metre (metric) or square inch (Imperial)

Derived unit for pressure: kg / sq metre = Pascal (metric) or pounds / square inch = psi (Imperial).

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### What are the similarities of the English system of measurements and metric system?

Both systems have measurements for distance, area, volume, and mass or weight.

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Bushels are a unit of measurement in the English system, not the metric system.

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There is only 1 metric system - a German litre equals an English litre.

### Do scientists use English system or the metric system of measurement?

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English: pound. Metric: kilogram.

### What is the fundamental unit that is the same in the metric system and english system?

The fundamental unit that is the same in both the metric system and English system is the unit of mass, which is the pound (lb) in the English system and the kilogram (kg) in the metric system.

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