# What is the base unit of length in the metric system?

Measuring length means measuring the length of any object with the help of measuring tools like scale, tape, etc.

## Answer: Meter is the base unit of length in the metric system.

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

**Explanation:**

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

The standard unit for measurement of length is meter. Apart from the meter, we have various units such as a meter, kilometer, millimeter, feet, inches, and so on.

Meter is also called the SI unit of length or base unit of length.

### Thus, the base unit of length in the metric system is meter.

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