Metric System Worksheet A

Metric System Worksheet A - Metric
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Worksheet
 
 UNIT
1
 
 1. The
average
length
of
a
standard
pencil
is
150
mm.

Please
express
this
 number
in
the
following
units,
and
write
out
what
the
prefix
of
the
unit
 stands
for
(example
–
cm
=
centimeter):
 
 
 ________________
nm
 ____________________
 
 ________________
µm
 ____________________
 
 ________________
cm
 ____________________
 
 ________________
dm
 ____________________
 
 ________________
m
 
 ____________________
 
 ________________
dam
 ____________________
 
 ________________
hm
 ____________________
 
 ________________
km
 ____________________
 
 2.

If
I
have
a
table
that
measures
1.8
m
in
length,
how
many
pencils
would
I
need
 to
run
from
one
end
of
the
table
to
the
other?

Show
all
work!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 3.

Given
a
box
that
is
5
m
x
3
m
x
3
m,
how
many
ccs
of
water
can
this
box
hold?

 How
many
mL
can
it
hold?

How
many
grams
of
water
will
it
take
to
fill
this
box?


 Show
all
work!

Hint:

How
many
centimeters
are
in
5
m?

How
many
are
in
 3
m?

How
many
are
in
3
m?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 4.

You
make
a
solution
that
is
required
to
be
stored
at
temperatures
above
or
equal
 to
40
C.

However,
all
the
thermometers
that
you
have
only
measure
degrees
in
 Fahrenheit.


You
test
the
temperatures
in
three
different
places:

A
storeroom,
a
lab
 room,
and
an
autoclave
room.

The
temperatures
that
you
obtain
are
as
follows:
 
 Storeroom:

77
F
 
 Lab
room:

104
F
 
 Autoclave
room:

122
F
 
 Which
room(s)
can
you
store
the
bottle
in?

Please
show
all
work
used
to
justify
 your
answer.

You
should
be
able
to
do
all
of
this
math
without
a
calculator.
 
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course BIOL 1406 taught by Professor Markgarcia during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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