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Ashley PlunketChapter 1 Homework6. The kelvin which has an abbreviation of _______, is the accepted SI base unit for _________.K; temperature/degrees8. Because the SI base units (such as meter) and derived units (such as the liter) are not always a convenient size for making measurements of interest to scientists, a way of deriving new units that are larger and smaller has been developed. Scientists atach _______ to the base units, which have the effect of multiplying or dividing the base unit by a power of 10.Prefixes18. Convert the following ordinary numbers to scientific notation.A. 1,000 = 1x10^3B. 1,000,000,000 = 1x10^9C. 0.001 = 1x10^-3D. 0.000000001 = 1x10^-922. Complete the following relationships between units.A. 10^9 g = 1 GgB. 10^-6 L = 1 microliterC. 10^-9 m = 1 nmD. 100 L OR 10^3 L = 1m^3E. 1 Mg = 1t (t = metric ton)26. Which is larger, a meter or a yard?Meter33. Which is larger, a kilogram or a pound?Kilogram35. On July 4, 1997, after a 7-month trip, the Pathfinder spacecraft landed on Mars & released a small robot rover called Sojourner. The weight of an object on Mars is about 38% of the weight of the same

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