Metric Convertion Factors

# Metric Convertion Factors - 1 gal = 8.34 lbs water 1 km =...

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Conversion Factors Metric Prefixes Prefix symbol number meaning power Pico p .000000000001 trillionth 10 -12 Nano n .000000001 billionth 10 -9 Micro µ .000001 millionth 10 -6 milli m .001 thousandth 10 -3 centi c .01 hundredth 10 -2 deci d .1 tenth 10 -1 Base depends 1 1 10 0 deka da 10 tens 10 1 hecto h 100 hundreds 10 2 kilo k 1000 thousands 10 3 Mega M 1,000,000 millions 10 6 Giga G 1,000,000,000 billions 10 9 Tera T 1,000,000,000,000 trillions 10 12 Length Mass 1 in. = 2.54 cm 1 kg = 2.205 lbs 1 ft. = 30.48 cm 1 lb = 0.45 kg 1 yd = 0.9 m 1 ton = 2000 lbs 1 yd = 3 ft 1 oz = 28.35 g 1 m = 39.37 in 1 lb = 453.6 g 1 m = 3.28 ft
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Unformatted text preview: 1 gal = 8.34 lbs water 1 km = 0.621 mi 1 gal = 3800.0 g water 1 mi = 1.6 km 1 mi = 5280 ft 1 ft = 0.305 m Volume Temperature From ºF to ºC: subtract 32, multiply by 5, divide by 9 1 gal = 3.785 L ºC= 5/9 (ºF-32) 1 tsp = 5 mL From ºC to ºF: multiply by 9, divide by 5, add 32 1 Tbsp = 15 mL ºF= 9/5 x ºC +32 1 fl. oz = 30 mL 1 cup = 0.24 L K = 273.16 + ºC 1 pt = 0.47 L 1 qt = 0.95 L 1 cubic foot = 7.5 gal 1 mL = 1 cm 3 1 L = 1 dm 3 1dm 3 = 1000 cm 3...
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## This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course CHEM 145 taught by Professor Prezhdo during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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