CHEM136-Lab A

CHEM136-Lab A - Nadine Leah Hurd CHEM-136 Professor Boyke...

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Nadine Leah Hurd CHEM-136 Professor Boyke January 29, 2008 Measurement and Significant Figures Pre-lab Study Questions 1. What are the standard units of length, mass, volume, and temperature in the metric (SI) system? The standard units of length in the SI system are: Length = meter = m Mass = kilogram = kg Volume = cubic meter = m³ Temperature = Kelvin = K 2. Why is the metric system called a decimal system of measurement? The metric system is called a decimal system of measurement because the measurements of each type of unit are related by 10. 3. What is the purpose of using prefixes in the metric system? The purpose of using prefixes in the metric system is to make the standard unit larger or smaller. 4. Give the name or the abbreviation for each metric unit listed. State the property that is it measures. Name of unit Abbreviation Property Measured liter L volume centimeter cm length kilometer km length milligram mg mass 5. Describe each of the following as a measured number or an exact number:
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course CHEM 136 taught by Professor Boyke during the Spring '08 term at Brookdale.

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CHEM136-Lab A - Nadine Leah Hurd CHEM-136 Professor Boyke...

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