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Name the Three Systems of Units and State the Various Fundamentals Units in Them. - Physics

Name the three systems of units and state the various fundamentals units in them.

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Solution

Three systems of unit and their fundamental units:

  1. C.G.S. system (or French system): In this system, the unit of length is centimeter (cm), unit of mass is gramme (g) and unit of time is second (s).
  2. F.P.S. system (or British system): In this system, the unit of length is foot (ft), unit of mass is pound (lb) and unit of time is second (s).
  3. M.K.S. system (or metric system): In this system, the unit of length is metre (m), unit of mass is kilogramme (kg) and unit of time is second (s).
Concept: International System of Units
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Selina Concise Physics Class 9 ICSE
Chapter 1 Measurements and Experimentation
Exercise 1 (A) | Q 5 | Page 9
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