15 terms

What are the steps in the metric system?

Kilo, Hecto, Deka, base, deci, centi, milli

how many steps are there in the metric system?

7

What units are under the base categories?

mass <- grams, length <- meters, volume <- Liters

what is the acronym for the metric system?

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convert .03kl -> l

30.00 l

convert 833.01cm -> Hm

.085501 Hm

what is the equation for weight?

w=mg

what do the variables stand for in the equation for weight?

g = gravity (9.8 m/s^2)

m= mass

m= mass

what's the difference between mass and weight?

mass is matter with no definite shape, and weight is mass x gravity

Which of the steps in the metric steps are capitalized?

Kilo, Hecto, and Deka

How do you spell decka?

Deka

What is the metric system used for?

to convert between units

What is the unit for volume?

Liters

What is the unit for length?

Meters

How do you spell Heckto?

Hecto