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Unformatted text preview: day of school! 1) Name the SI units for distance, mass, and temperature. Distance is measured in meters, mass is measured in kilograms (this is the one case where a prefix is actually used as the base unit), and temperature is measured in degrees Celsius (or Kelvin). 2) Define the following SI unit prefixes: a) kilo one thousand, 1,000, 10 3 b) centi one hundredth, 0.01, 10-2 c) mega one million, 1,000,000, 10 6 d) deci one tenth, 0.1, 10-1 3) How many kilometers are there in 3.34 x 10 5 cm? 3.34 km 4) How many inches are there in 62 centimeters? There are 2.54 centimeters in 1 inch. 24.4 inches 5) How many kilometers are there in 34 inches? 8.64 x 10-4 km 6) How hot is 450 C in Kelvin? 450 + 273 = 723 K 2003 Cavalcade Publishing All Rights Reserved...
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- Fall '09
- International System of Units, SI prefix, Metre