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- 10 millimetres is 1 cm.
- A 100 cm is 1 m.
- 1000m is 1 km.
- The width of a staple is about 1 cm.
- The width of a bed is 1 m.

Length can be measured in millimetres, centimetres, metres, or kilometres.

## What is an example of a metric?

The units for length, weight, mass and capacity in the metric system are: Length: Millimeter, Decimeter, Centimeter, Meter, and Kilometer. We can measure our own body weight or the weight of fruits.

## How do you memorize the metric system?

If you prefer, you can use the “King Henry Didn’t Usually Drink Chocolate Milk” trick.

## What makes the metric system easy to understand?

The metric system has a consistent system of units. It fits together well and is easy to calculate.