SI Base Quantities - SIBaseQuantities Length

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SI Base Quantities Length The SI base unit for length is the meter. The abbreviated symbol for meters is m. A meter is  slighly longer than a yard ( i.e.,  1 m = 39.37 inches). Mass The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The abbreviated symbol for the kilogram is kg. 1  kg weighs approximately 2.2 pounds. The choice of the kilogram instead of the gram as the  base unit for mass is only for historical reasons. Time The SI base unit for time is the second. The abbreviated symbol for the second is s. Electric Current The SI base unit for electric current is the ampere. The abbreviated symbol for the ampere  is A. Amount of Substance The SI base unit for amount of substance is the mole. The abbreviated symbol for the mole  is mol. We will learn more about the  mole  later in this course. Luminous Intensity
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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SI Base Quantities - SIBaseQuantities Length

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