I was just thinking the other day that it’s been a while since I’ve written something that offended and polarised thousands of people, so I figured it was about time to write another angry, poorly-researched, opinion-driven rant. 576 more words

## Tags » Imperial System

#### Wouldn't it be nice if the world were metric?

It’s Thursday morning, but I still keep waking up early, as I have for the last week and a half, thanks to jet-lag. I need to go and check out some apartments today, because we won’t have a chance tomorrow with it being the 4th of July holiday, but it is still too early. 1,546 more words

#### Grade 9 Essentials Math 3-13 Converting to and from Metric to Imperial Units

This is lesson 13 of Grade 9 “Essentials”-Level Mathematics (MAT1L). This lesson covers the following concepts:

- Explaining and using correct prefixes in the imperial and metric systems… 27 more words

#### Grade 9 Essentials Math 3-12 Conversions of Imperial Units

This is lesson 12 of Grade 9 “Essentials”-Level Mathematics (MAT1L). This lesson covers the following concepts:

- Explaining and using prefixes in the imperial system… 23 more words

#### Grade 9 Essentials Math 2-10 Imperial Units and Length

This is lesson 10 of Grade 9 “Essentials”-Level Mathematics (MAT1L). This lesson covers the following concepts:

- Investigating measurement of length in feet and inches… 43 more words

#### The Imperial System of Measurements = A Royal Pain

One hundred ninety-three countries use the metric system. The United States is not one of them. Three countries don’t use the metric system. The United States… 605 more words

#### Japanese Netizens (and the rest of the world) confused by America's imperial measurement system

Last year,** one of our Japanese reporters went on an extended visit to the United States**. While he had plenty of nice things to say… 575 more words