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Unformatted text preview: one is that it would make trade easier because everyone would understand the same measurement. One of the best things is that it is easily divisible, in order to convert units. The metric system was designed by scientists and made to be simple. Article I, Section 8 of the U. S. Constitution gives Congress the power to "fix the standard of weights and measures" for the nation and in my opinion congress should change it. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/501677/reasons_why_the_united_states_should.html http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/usmetric.html...
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- Spring '11