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  • Units of Length

 

Metric System Abrr. Traditional Chinese System British System
Kilometre km Li mile
Metre m Chi Foot (ft) ; yard (yd)
Decimetre dm Cun Inch;in
Centimetre cm Fen  
Millimetre mm Li  
Micrometre; micron um    
Nanometre nm    

 

 

  • Units of Weight

 

Metric System Symbol Traditional Chinese System British-American System
Metric ton; tonne t Jin Long ton,UK; Short ton, US
kilogramme kg Jin pound
gram g   grain
decigram dg   Ounce;oz
centigram cg    
milligram mg    

 

 

  • Units of Area Measure

 

Metric System Symbol Traditional Chinese System British-American System
Square kilometre km2 li2 Sq mi;mi2 
hectare;ha 
acre
Square metre m2 mu sq ft;ft2 
sq yd;yd2
Square decimetre dm2 chi2 sq ft;ft2 
sq yd;yd2
Square centimetre cm2 chi2  
Square milimetre mm2    
Hectare; are ha mu acre

 

 

  • Units of Cubic Measure

 

Metric System Symbol Traditional Chinese System British-American System
Cubic metre m3 chi3 cubic foot; ft3 
cubic yard; yd3
Cubic decimetre dm3 chi3 ft3; yd3
Cubic centimetre cm3    
Cubic millimetre mm3    


 

  • Units of Capacity Measure

 

Metric System Symbol Traditional Chinese System British-American System
Liter L(l) sheng pint 
gallon, UK
Deciliter DL(dl) ge pint 
gallon, UK
Centiliter cL(cl)    
Milliliter mL(ml)    

 

 

  • Units of Temprature

 

Metric System Traditional Chinese System Conversion Conversion
Degree Fahrenheit (F) Degree Celsius(C) 1F = 33.8C 1F = -17.2C

 

Conversion Tables of Weights and Measures

  • Conversion of Length
Metric System Chinese System British-American System
Metre Centimetre Chi Yard Feet Inch
1 100 3 1.094 3.2808 39.37
0.01 1 0.03 0.01094 0.03281 0.3937
0.3333 33.33 1 0.3646 1.094 13.123
0.9144 91.44 2.743 1 3 36
0.3048 30.48 0.9144 0.3334 1 12
0.0254 2.54 0.0762 0.0278 0.833 1

Note: 1 meter = 100 centimetre = 1,000 millimetre

 

  • Conversion of Weight

 

Metric System British System American System
Tonne Long ton Short ton
1 0.9842 1.1023
1.016 1 1.12
0.9072 0.8929 1
0.05 0.04921 0.0551
0.0508 0.05 0.056
0.0605 0.0594 0.0667

 

 

Metric System Traditional Chinese System British-American System
Kilogram Jin Pound
1,000 2,000 2,204.6
1,016 2,032 2,242
907 1,814 2,000
50 100 110.23
50.8 101.6 112
60.48 120.96 133.33
1 2 2.2046
0.5 1 1.1023
0.4536 0.9072 1

 

 

Metric System British-American System British-American System (for gold or medicine) Traditional Chinese System
Kilogram Gram Pound   Pound   Liang
1 1,000 2.2046 35.2736 2.679 31.1507 20
0.001 1 0.0022 0.03527 0.00268 0.0321 0.02
0.4536 453.59 1 16 1.2135 14.5833 9.072
0.02835 28.35 0.0625 1 0.07595 0.9114 0.567
0.3732 373.24 0.82286 13.1657 1 12 7.465
0.0311 31.10 0.06857 1.0971 0.08333 2 0.622
0.05 50 0.1102 1.76368 0.13396 1.6075 1

 

 

  • Conversion of Area Measure

 

Metric System British-American System Chinese System
Square metre Square centimetre Square yard Square feet Square inch Square chi
1 10,000 1.1960 10.7639 1,550 9
0.0001 1 0.00012 0.00108 0.155 0.0009
0.8361 8,361 1 9 1,296 7.525
0.0929 929 0.1111 1 144 0.836
0.00065 6.45 0.00077 0.00694 1 0.0058
0.111 1,111 0.133 1.196 172.2 1

 

 

  • Conversion of Cubage

 

Metric System Traditional Chinese System British System American System
Liter Sheng Gallon,UK Gallon,US
1 1 0.22 0.264
4.546 4.546 1 1.201
3.785 3.785 0.833 1

 

 

Metric System British-American System Chinese System
Cubic meter Cubic centimetre Cubic yard Cubic feet Cubic inch Cubic chi
1 1,000,000 1.303 35.3147 61,024 27
0.000001 1 0.0000013 0.00004 0.06102 0.000027
0.7636 764,555 1 27 46,656 20.643
0.02832 28,317 0.037 1 1,728 0.7646
0.000016 16.317 0.00002 0.00058 1 0.00044
0.037 37,037 0.0484 1.308 2,260 1

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