Unformatted text preview: 103 micro f.L 0.000001 106 nano n 0.000000001 109 pico p 0.000000000001 1012 femto f 0.000000000000001 1015 atto a 0.000000000000000001 1018 *See Appendix 1.1 if you need a review of exponential notation. II.] 1 dm 3 = 1 L Figure 1. .5 The largest cube has sides 1 m in length and a volume of 1 rn", The middlesized cube has sides 1 dm in length and a volume of 1 drn", or 1 L. The smallest' cube has sides 1 cm in length and a volume of 1 ern", or 1 mL. I~I l01= 10m' .hL Table 1. .3 ~" Some Examples of Commonly Used Units Length A dime is 1 mm thick. A quarter is 2.5 em in diameter. The average height of an adult man is 1.8 m. A nickel has a mass of about 5 g. A 120lb person has a mass of about 55 kg. A 12oz can of soda has a volume of about 360 mL. Mass Volume 1 rrr'...
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 Organic chemistry, Mass, SI prefix, Orders of magnitude, Commonly used units, peta tera gig

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