Metric Units and Metric Prefixes

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This is one of the things that you will be tested on the first day of school.

Energy, Joule


Time, Seconds


Temperature, Celsius


Volume, Liter


Mass, Gram


Length, Meter


(k) Kilo (kilometer)

1 kilo = 1000 base unit

(d) deci (decimeter)

10 deci = 1 base unit

(c) Centi (centimeter)

100 centi = 1 base unit

(m) milli (millimeter)

1000 milli = 1 base unit

(n) nano (nanometer)

1 x 10-9 nano = 1 base unit

(u with a tail) micro (micrometer)

1x10-6 micro = 1 base unit

Amount of a Substance, Mole


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