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Title: Metric units of measure
Caption: Comparisons of metric and customary units of measure. The red ribbon is 1 in. wide and is tied around a stick 1 yd long. The green ribbon is 1 cm wide and is tied around a stick 1 m long. (1 m = 1.0936 yd; 1 cm = 0.3937 in.)
Notes: From this figure approximately how many pounds are a kilogram? Which two units are closer in size, the inch and centimeter or the quart and the liter?
Keywords: metric system, measurement, yard, inch, quart, liter, centimeter, meter