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Science - Unit 1, Vocabulary, Lesson 1 Measurement

metric system

a system of measurement based on units of ten; used in most countries and in all scientic work


the number of units that fit along one edge of an object


the number of unit squares that fit inside a surface


the amount of matter in a given space; in the scientific terms, density is the amount of mass in a unit of volume.


the measure of the pull of gravity between an object and earth.


a force of attraction, or pull, between all objects.

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