If cc stands for cubic centimeters then a coversions from mili-meter to centimeter is 5.2 cubic centimeters, but that doesn't make sense. I guess this is a trick question because it doesn't make sence to me, I hope I'm not making myself look like an idiot. Isn't volume measured in mili-liters? I'm not saying I'm right, but I think I'm missing something here.
I dont know if i'm way off on this, but i'm gonna offer my 2 cents. ok, the metric conversions for length is simple. 1 meter (m) equals 100 centimeter (cm), one centimeter equals 10 milimeters (mm). 2.54 Centimeters (cm) equals 1 inch. any more conversions i would have to look up, form lengh to volume, but this is what i know from the top of my head. (By the way, i'm a high school student, so take that as you will)
That makes sense. We were taught the metric system when I was in elementary school in the 60's. That was a time that the all the scientists were pushing for the metric system as a universal weights and measures system. I guess the only thing that STUCK in the US are those metric bolts and screws we have on the newer cars (thank GOD, first gens are not afflicted!!)
[This message has been edited by sr71bb (edited 04-29-2000).]
The reason they didn't believe you is because they confused Millilitres with millimeters. Millilitres measure volume, millimeters and centimeters measure distance. Helps being from Canada and living this stuff....
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