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Unformatted text preview: ty Measured Volume Density Units Liter grams/cc 2 Symbol L 3 g/cm Physical Science 1 Chapter 1 VOLUME & DENSITY 3 · Volume is the amount of space an object occupies. Common units are cm or liter (L) and milliliter (mL). 3 1 mL=1 cm 1 L = 1000 mL 3 · Density is mass per unit volume of a material. Common units are g/cm or g/mL. Density= mass m d= v o l um e v · Density is directly related to mass of an object, and indirectly related to the volume of an object. Comparison of the volume of equal masses of 3 materials with different densities Comparison of the masses of equal volumes of 3 materials with different densities 3 Physical Science 1 Chapter 1 CONVERSION OF UNITS · The SI system of units is easy to use because it is based on multiples of ten. · Common prefixes are used with the base units to indicate the multiple of ten that the unit represents. SI PREFIXES Prefixes mega­ kilo­ centi­ milli­ micro­ Multiplying factor 1,000,000 1000 0.01 0.001 0.000,001 Symbol M k c m m 4 Physical Science 1 Chapter 1 CONVERSION OF UNITS · Any unit can be converted into another by use of the appropriate conversion factor, as shown below: beginning unit x fin uni al t = fin unit al be nni unit gi ng - convers on factor i Examples: 1. The length of a football field is 100 yards. What is the length of the field in meters? (1m = 1.094 yd) 100 yd x 1 m = 9...
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