You can understand metric

If you are one of the many people who think that the metric system is difficult, or if you just are not familiar with it yet, you can learn what you need to know right here. Come see what you've been missing!

The fact is, metric units and measures are used by billions of ordinary people every day.

The metric system is a system of measurement used in most countries around the world, and in fact in many settings in the United States right now.

Once you become familiar with meters, kilograms, liters, etc., and have an opportunity to use them regularly, metric will be a comfortable, simple, and clear way to think about and communicate measurements.

How to learn the metric system

Learning the metric system is not as difficult as it may seem. If you can understand and use pounds, inches, gallons, or Fahrenheit, you can learn metric.

Don't be intimidated by the new units and measurements – with a little effort, you can quickly become comfortable using the metric system. The metric system is not hard to learn—most people just try to learn it the hard way.

Metric 101 - Reference Points

When it comes to learning the metric system, it may seem daunting at first, but it's important to remember that it really only requires a few reference points and a way to use them in everyday life.

Here are a few quick examples to get you started.

Why Metric?


Let's face it - the muddle we live with in the US is not ideal. We are missing out - unnecessarily. Not only can the transition happen, it already has happened in a variety of industries and fields.

Here are six top reasons why you - and the USA - should want to go metric.