Unites of Measurement

# Unites of Measurement - measure of the quantity of matter...

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Unites of Measurement Quantity Unit Symbol length meter m mass kilogram kg time second s current ampere A temperature Kelvin K amt. substancemole mol Name Symbol Multiplier mega M 10 6 kilo k 10 3 deka da 10 deci d 10 -1 centi c 10 -2 Name Symbol Multiplier milli m 10 -3 micro m 10 -6 nano n 10 -9 pico p 10 -12 femto f 10 -15 Definitions Mass
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Unformatted text preview: measure of the quantity of matter in a body • Weight – measure of the gravitational attraction for a body Common Conversion Factors • Length – 1 m = 39.37 inches – 2.54 cm = 1 inch • Volume – 1 liter = 1.06 qt – 1 qt = 0.946 liter • See Table 1-8 for more conversion factors...
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