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Unformatted text preview: Name: ___________________________________ CH101 Measurements, Dimensional Analysis and Density – Study Guide sections 1.6 and 1.8 in the textbook Units of Measurement (section 1.6) A unit is ________________________________. The two most common unit systems are the _____________system and the ____________system. The unit system used by scientists, which is based on the metric system, is called the __________________________________. Complete the following table of SI Base Units: The three common temperature scales are ______________, _________________ and ________________. How does the size of a degree differ among them? Absolute zero is_________________. Complete the following table of Prefix values: Prefix giga kilo milli Symbol M d c Factor of 10 106 10‐2 10‐9 Using the table of prefix multipliers, complete the following: 1 m = _____ km 1g = _____ cg 1m = _____ dm 1g = _____ g 1m = _____ nm Volume is a measure of _________________. 1L = _____ mL 1GL = _____ L 1 mL = ____ cm3 Using your math textbook (or other sources), find the geometric formula used to calculate the volume of a: Cylinder ________ Cube _________ Sphere __________ Rectangular Box _________ Dimensional Analysis (section 1.8) Dimensional Analysis is ________________________________________________. Chemistry uses dimensional analysis to _______________________________. A conversion factor is ______________________________. An example of a conversion factor is _________________. What conversion factor(s) would you use to convert 75 meter to kilometers? What conversion factor(s) would you use to convert 16 cm to yards? Watch video tutorial on Blackboard 2 Density What is density? How would you calculate the density of a substance (what formula would you use)? Some common units of density are _________, ___________ and ___________. How can density be used as a conversion factor? Watch video tutorial on Blackboard End of Chapter Practice Problems Tro First Edition: #51, 57, 65, 83, 85 Tro Second Edition: #51, 61, 69, 89, 91 answers are located in Appendix III of the textbook Take the Quiz on Blackboard 3 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 180 taught by Professor Byrns during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery College.

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