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Metric System Benefits

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Contention 1: Numerous Benefits
Assists Globalization If the US adopted the metric system, many businesses and industries would benefit.
The United States is now the only industrialized country in the world that does not use the metric system as its predominant system of measurement. Judge, that is 95% of the world’s total manufacturing business that uses a different, more precise, and better method than the one we use to manufacture goods.
As a study from Cambridge University in 2015 states, if the US switched to the metric system, thousands of new jobs would be created This is because the US workforce will be more prepared to work in the international marketplace and industrial affairs with other countries would be much stronger than what
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Judge, that is 95% of the world’s total manufacturing business that uses a different, more precise, and better method than the one we use to manufacture goods.
As a study from Cambridge University in 2015 states, if the US switched to the metric system, thousands of new jobs would be created This is because the US workforce will be more prepared to work in the international marketplace and industrial affairs with other countries would be much stronger than what is is currently. Judge, this can be seen from the implementation of the metric system in countries like Canada, France, and Britain. Each one of the countries once the metric system was implemented formed thousands of new societies, stronger international bonds.
Judge, adopting the metric system to letting us join the rest of the 95% of the world’s economy isn’t just a choice, IT’S A NECESSITY for the US. During conversion to the metric system from the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, U.S. companies were able to simultaneously streamline their operations, eliminate inefficiencies, and reduce their
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The metric system also avoids the use of multiple units for the same quantity; for instance, the inch pound system’s multiple units for volume include teaspoons, tablespoons, fluid ounces, etc.

Contention 2: Adoption of Metric System is Feasible Thinking metric won’t be hard
Judge, the metric system is a very simple unit of measurement that is simple to understand because it is easy to convert and easy to use.
Also, schools are already teaching the metric system along with the English system in day to day classes. Aside from education, almost all, water bottles, thermometers, and food bags already include metric measurements along side them.
Thinking metric is easy. For example, “thinking metric” for temperature means relating zero degrees Celsius with the freezing point of water, 20 degrees Celsius with room temperature, 37 degrees Celsius with body temperature, and 100 degrees Celsius with the boiling points of water.

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