Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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gives the unit system to assume for returned quantities.


  • $UnitSystem is set at the beginning of your Wolfram System session to the unit system specified by the geodetic location of your computer.
  • Possible values are "Imperial" and "Metric".
Introduced in 2014