Bio124_hw1

# Bio124_hw1 - Biology 124L Spring 2010 Name_Elisabeth...

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Name: ____Elisabeth Gonzalez __ Spring 2010 Section: __ 134_______________ Metric Units and Graphing (H1) Due Feb 1-5, 2010 Part I. Metrics A. Throughout the semester we will record measurements using metric system units. The following are the most common measurements that we will take. On your answer sheet write the correct base unit and symbol for each measurement (in metrics). 1.) Volume: 2.) Weight: 3.) Length: B. Put the following prefixes in the correct order, starting with the largest. 4.) Base unit, centi-, deca-, micro-, kilo-, deci-, centi-, hecto-, milli-. C. Convert the following: 5.) 0.0000005m = ______ um 6.) 1.2dm = ______dam 7.) 1g = ______cg 8.) 5 mL = ______hL 9.) 10km = ______m D. Winston-Salem is 391,000,000cm from San Diego and 4,000,000m from Los Angeles. 10). Which city is closer to Winston-Salem? Show your conversion on your answer sheet. E. For the following give the number of decimals places you need to move and in which direction (i.e. right or left).

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