Units of Measurements

Unit of Measurements


Unit of Measurements

Measures of Capacity
10 milliliters (ml)= 1 centiliter (cl)
10 centiliters (cl)= 1 deciliter (dl) 
10 deciliters (dl)= 1 liter (l)
10 liters= 1 decalitre (dal)
10 decalitres (dal)= 1 hectoliter (hl)
10 hectoliters (hl)= 1 kiloliter (kl)

Measures of Length
10 milliliters (mm)= 1 centimeter (cm)  
10 centimeters (cm)= 1 decimeter (dm)
10 decimeters= 1 meter (m)
10 meters (m)= 1 decameter (dm)   
10 decameters (dm)= 1 hectometer (hm)
10 hectometers (hm)= 1 kilometer (km)     

Measures of weight
10 milligrams (mg)= 1 centigram (cg)
10 centigrams (cg)= 1 decigram (dg)
10 decigrams (dg)= 1 gram (g)
10 grams (g)= 1 decagrams (dag)
10 decagrams (dag)= 1 hectograms (hg)
10 hectograms (hg)= 1 kilogram (kg)
100 kilograms (kg)= 1 quintals
10 quintals or 1000 (kg)= 1 metric ton (mt)

Measures of Time
60 seconds= 1 minute
60 minutes= 1 hour
24 hours= 1 day
7 Days= 1 week
28, 29, 30 or 31 Days= 1 month
12 months= 1 year
365 Days= 1 year
366 Days= 1 Leap year
10 years= 1 decade
100 years= 1 century
1000 years= 1 millennium

Measures of paper (Writing paper measurements)
25 sheets = 1 quire
500 sheets = 20 quires = 1 ream
1,000 sheets = 40 quires = 2 reams = 1 bundle
5,000 sheets = 200 quires = 10 reams = 5 bundles = 1 bale

Short paper measurements
24 sheets = 1 ‘short’ quire
480 sheets = 20 ‘short’ quires = 1 ‘short’ ream
960 sheets = 40 ‘short’ quires = 2 ‘short’ reams = 1 ‘short’ bundle
4,800 sheets = 200 ‘short’ quires = 10 ‘short’ reams = 5 ‘short’ bundles = 1 ‘short’ bale

Measures of Size
12 inches (in)= 1 foot (ft)
3 feet= 1 yard (yd)
16-1/2 feet= 1 rod (rd), pole, or perch
40 rods= 1 furlong (fur) = 660 feet
8 furlongs= 1 U.S. statute mile (mi) = 5280 feet
1852 meters= 6076.115 49 feet (approximately)

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