# What are metric units? Explain with examples.

The metric system of measurement in mathematics is the set of standard units defined to measure length, weight, and capacity.

## Answer: The measurement units in the metric system are metric units for measuring length, weight, capacity, time, temperature, etc.

Metric units are largely used worldwide for measurement purposes.

**Explanation:**

There are various places where we use these metric units in our daily life.

Let's see some examples

### Length

The unit length is used for measuring the size of an object or the distance from one end to the other end.

There are various terms such as a meter, kilometer, millimeter, feet, inches, etc..

### Weight

The unit weight is used for measuring the mass of an object.

There are various terms such as gram, kilogram, ton, pound, ounce, etc.

### Capacity

The term capacity is used for measuring the volume or the space occupied by an object.

There are various terms such as milliliter, liter, kiloliter, cup, pint, gallon, etc.