Copyright

How big is a micrometer?

Question:

How big is a micrometer?

Units of Length in the Metric System

The metric system is a system of measurement that's used throughout much of the world by scientists and mathematicians. The base unit for measuring length in the metric system is the meter.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

A micrometer is one-millionth of a meter.

In the metric system, the names of the units are formed using the name of the base unit along with a prefix...

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
The Metric System: Units and Conversion

from

Chapter 1 / Lesson 1
133K

Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library