Wednesday, January 19, 2000, 4:30:55 PM, you wrote when I said:
>>The metric system of course is based on water. One liter of water is a
>>kilo at sea level and measures 10 cubic centimeters,
FT> Gong! Try 1000 cubic centimeters, or milliters, as they are also known....
You are right, of course. what I meant to say was that a liter of
water is 10 cm on each side - tall, wide and deep,
In other words: 10 x 10 x 10 = 1000.
And a cubic cm is equivalent to a mm, as you mentioned.
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