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Metric Prefixes and Conversion Factors

# Metric Prefixes and Conversion Factors - Chapter 1...

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LecturePLUS Timberlake 1 Chapter 1 Measurements Prefixes and Equalities

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LecturePLUS Timberlake 2 Metric Prefixes Increase or decrease basic unit by 10 Form new units larger or smaller than the basic units Indicate a numerical value prefix = value 1 kilo meter = 1000 meters 1 kilo gram = 1000 grams
LecturePLUS Timberlake 3 Prefixes that Increase A Unit Prefix Symbol Value giga- G 1 000 000 000 mega- M 1 000 000 kilo- k 1 000

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LecturePLUS Timberlake 4 Prefixes that Decrease A Unit Prefix Symbol Value deci- d 0.1 centi- c 0.01 milli- m 0.001 micro- μ (mu) 0.000 001 nano n 0.000 000 0001
LecturePLUS Timberlake 5 Learning Check Match 1) length 2) mass 3) volume ____ A. A bag of tomatoes is 4.6 kg. ____ B. A person is 2.0 m tall. ____ C. A medication contains 0.50 g Aspirin. ____ D. A bottle contains 1.5 L of water.

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LecturePLUS Timberlake 6 Solution Match 1) length 2) mass 3) volume _2 A. A bag of tomatoes is 4.6 kg. _1_ B. A person is 2.0 m tall. _2_ C. A medication contains 0.50 g Aspirin. _3_ D. A bottle contains 1.5 L of water.
LecturePLUS Timberlake 7 Learning Check

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