1027 Chapter 2 - Chapter 2 Measurements Terms Qualitative...

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Chapter 2 Measurements
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Terms Qualitative measurements Nonnumeric observations What is present? Appearance Quantitative measurements Numerical observations Numerical data Distance from Philadelphia to NY Temperature water boils
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International System of Units, SI Adopted by scientists for uniformity of units throughout the world Length (meter, m) = 1.094 yd = 39.37 in. 1 in. = 2.54 cm 1 mile = 1.609 km Area; length x width = meter x meter = m x m = m 2 Volume (cubic meter, m 3 ) volume of a cube with sides 1 cm in length 1 m 3 = 1000 L 1 L = 1000 mL = 1.057 qt
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Mass (Kilogram, kg) 1 kg = 1000 g = 2.205 lb 1 lb = 453.6 g Temperature (Celsius, o C) scale water freezes @ 0 o C, water boils @ 100 o C Kelvin, K scale K = o C + 273.15 Time (Second, s)
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Metric System and SI Prefixes Prefix Symbol Meaning Factor Tera T trillion 10 12 Giga G billion 10 9 Mega M million 10 6 Kilo k thousand 10 3 Deci d 0.1 10 -1 Centi c 0.01 10 -2 Milli m 0.001 10 -3 Micro m 0.000 001 10 -6 Nana n 0.000 000 001 10 -9 Pico p 0.000 000 000 001 10 -12
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Exercise Which of the quantities in each of the following pairs is larger? millimeter, centimeter picometer, micrometer kilogram, centigram decimeter, millimeter
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Which of the quantities in each of the following pairs is larger? millimeter, centimeter centimeter picometer, micrometer micrometer kilogram, centigram kilogram decimeter, millimeter decimeter
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Give the names of each of the following quantities 0.1 g 0.001 L 0.000 001 s 0.01 g 0.000 000 000 001 s
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Give the names of each of the following quantities 0.1 g decigram 0.001 mL milliliter 0.000 001 s microsecond 0.01 g centigram 0.000 000 000 001 s picosecond
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Temperature Scale o F = o C + 32 = 1.8 o C + 32 o C = o K = o C + 273.15 o C = K – 273.15 5 9 32 1.8 F -
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