Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321908449
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-844-5

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Units of Measurement - Questions and Problems - Page 27: 2.1b


In the United States, height is measured in feet and inches. In Mexico, height is measured in meters.

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Scientists and health professionals throughout the world use the metric system of measurement. It is also the common measuring system in all but a few countries in the world. The International System of Units (SI), or Système International, is the official system of measurement throughout the world except for the United States.
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