explain how units of length and capacity are similar in the metric system. please help!
the metric system is another system of measurement used to describe an objects capacity
In the metric system, each of the common kinds of measure -- length, weight, capacity -- has one basic unit of measure. To measure smaller amounts, divide the basic unit into parts of ten, a hundred, or a thousand, and so on. To measure larger amounts, multiply the basic unit by ten, a hundred, or a thousand, and so on. Length:1 kilometer (km) = 1000 meters (m) 1 centimeter (cm) = .01 meter (m) 1 millimeter (mm) = .001 meter (m)Weight:1 kilogram (kg) = 1000 grams (g) 1 milligram (mg) = .001 gram (g)Capacity:1 milliliter = .001 liter (l)