NAME: ________________________
6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
 the base unit of length in the metric system
 a ratio that specifies how one unit of measurement is related to another unit of measurement
 a measure of the force exerted on an object by gravitational forces
 the process of deleting unwanted (nonsignificant) digits from calculated numbers
 the determination of the dimensions, capacity, quantity, or extent of something
5 True/False Questions

scientific notation → a numerical system in which numbers are expressed in the form A × 10n, where A is a number with a single nonzero digit to the left of the decimal place and n is a whole number

gram (g) → the base unit of mass in the metric system

specific heat → the quantity of heat energy, in calories, necessary to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree Celsius

inexact number → a number whose value has no uncertainty associated with it—that is, it is known exactly

liter (L) → the base unit of length in the metric system