C161l2_09_05 - Other terms in Science Models Intentional oversimplification Theory Broader than a hypothesis Has some experimental support Law

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Other terms in Science Other terms in Science W Models Intentional oversimplification W Theory Broader than a hypothesis Has some experimental support W Law Broader still Some much support, it is taken as fact
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Scientific Language Scientific Language W Very dense language - every word in there for a reason W Words used very carefully W Symbols important We reuse symbols
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The The Metric Metric System System W To discuss science, we need measurements W Standards W There are 2 standard International measurement systems cgs (centimeter gram second) mks (meter kilogram second) The mks is more common and has become the international standard Système International or SI
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SI SI W Base units length: meter - about a yard (m) mass: kilogram - about 2 lbs (kg) time: second (s) temperature: kelvin (K) electric current: ampere (A) amount: mole (mol) luminous intensity: candela (cd) W Change of scale powers of ten indicated by prefixes
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Metric system prefixes (memorize) Metric system prefixes (memorize)
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 161 taught by Professor Seigel during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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C161l2_09_05 - Other terms in Science Models Intentional oversimplification Theory Broader than a hypothesis Has some experimental support Law

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