
Memorize the prefixes (their numerical value, scientific notation, equality and symbol) that we
will commonly encounter in this course:
mega, kilo, deci, centi, milli, micro, and nano

Know how to write equalities

Extra Exercises:
1.35, 1.37, 1.37, 1.39, 1.41
Section 1.6 – Writing Conversion Factors

Be able to write conversion factors for two units that describe the same quantity

Memorize the metricU.S. equality:
1 in = 2.54 cm

Know how to write metric conversion factors

Be able to write conversion factors that are stated in a problem

Know what is meant by ppm, ppb and percentage and be able to write these as conversion
factors

Extra Exercises:
1.45, 1.47, 1.49
Section 1.7 – Problem Solving

Be able to use conversion factors to change from one unit to another

Extra Exercises:
1.51, 1.53, 1.55, 1.57, 1.59, 1.61
Section 1.8 – Density

Be able to calculate the density of a substance given mass and volume

Be able to use volume displacement data to calculate density

Know what is meant by specific gravity and be able to solve problems with specific gravity

Be able to use the density of a substance to calculate mass of volume of a substance

Extra Exercises:
1.63, 1.65, 1.67, 1.69
Additional Exercises – Chapter 1

1.71, 1.73, 1.77, 1.79, 1.81, 1.83, 1.85, 1.89, 1.91, 1.93, 1.97, 1.99, 1.105, 1.107, 1.109