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

J

Time, Seconds

s

Temperature, Celsius

C

Volume, Liter

l

Mass, Gram

g

Length, Meter

m

(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

mol

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