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Comparison of the imperial and US customary measurement systems

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  1. Both the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement derive from earlier English systems

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  2. These English systems had developed in England over several centuries since the Battle of Hastings in 1066

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  3. A discussion of differences between countries is complicated by the fact that both Britain and the US have made some use of three different weight systems, troy weight, used for precious metals, avoirdupois weight, used for most other purposes, and a

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  4. They were a combination of the Anglo-Saxon and Roman systems

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  5. Having this shared heritage, the two systems are quite similar, however there exist differences between them

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