This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: he following as chemical or physical changes.
a. Frost forms on a automobile windshield b. Bleach changes the color of your favorite jeans
c. Burning food on the stove produces a black solid d. Heating water produces steam UNITS OF MEASUREMENT
4. Express base units and derived units of the SI.
Learn the prefixes used in the SI.
Distinguish between weight and mass.
Convert temperatures between the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. The International System of Units. Since 1960 a coherent system of units, known as the SI, has been
in effect and is accepted among scientists and engineers. SI is the abbreviation for Le Systeme International
d'Unites. Most of the units used in the textbook will be from the SI. Back Forward Main Menu TOC Study Guide TOC Textbook Website MHHE Website Chemistry: The Study of Change / 5
The SI has as its base units the kilogram (kg) for mass, the meter (m) for length, the second (s) for time,
the kelvin (K) for temperature, and the mole (mol) for amount of substance. See Table 1.1.
Table 1.1 F...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course CHEM 102 taught by Professor Bastos during the Spring '08 term at Adelphi.
- Spring '08