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SYSTEMS of MEASUREMENT INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM of UNITS or SI System le Système International d'Unites Prefixes Used in the SI System Prefix Symbol Meaning Exponential notation tera T 1,000,000,000,000 10 12 giga G 1,000,000,000 10 9 mega M 1,000,000 6 kilo k 1,000 3 hecto h 100 2 deka da 10 1 - - 1 0 deci d 0.1 -1 centi c 0.01 -2 milli m 0.001 10 -3 micro : 0.000001 -6 nano n 0.000000001 -9 pico p 0.000000000001 10 -12 The Fundamental SI Units Physical Quantity Name of Unit Abbreviation Mass gram g Length meter m Time second s Temperature Kelvin K Electric current ampere A Amount of a substance mole mol Luminous intensity candela cd
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I. Mass - Base unit is the gram , g C Measure of the quantity of matter 22 C Conversions: 1 lb = 454 g 1 g H O = 1 mL H O at 4°C II. Length - Base unit is the meter, m C Defined as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 seconds C Conversions: 1 m = 39.37 in III. Volume - Base unit is the liter, L C (length) 3 C Conversions: 1 L = 1.057 qt 1 mL . 1 cm or 1 cc 3 IV. Density - Mass per unit volume, i.e., mass/volume C Intrinsic property of pure substance,
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