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Measuring Matter (units, tools, formulas, and measures)

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units for weight
ounces, pounds, tons
spring scale
tool for measuring weight
units for mass
milligrams, grams, kilograms
balance
tool for measuring mass
unit for volume of solids
cubic millimeters (mm3), cubic centimeters (cm3), cubic meters (m3), and cubic kilometers (km3)
unit for volume of liquids
mililiters (mL) or liters (L)
graduated cylinder or beaker
tool for measuring volume of a liquid or gas
ruler
tool for measuring volume of a rectangular solid
graduated cylinder + water
tools for measuring volume of an irregular solid
unit for density of solids
g/cm3 (grams per cubic centimeters)
unit for density of liquids
g/mL (grams per milliliter) or g/L (grams per liter)
balance + graduated cylinder
tools for measuring density of a liquid
balance + ruler
tools for measuring density of a rectangular solid
balance + displacement
tools for measuring density of an irregular solid
1 g/mL
water's density
212
water's boiling point (ºF)
100
water's boiling point (ºC)
32
water's melting and freezing point (ºF)
0
water's melting and freezing point (ºC)
Length x Width x Height
formula for figuring the volume of a rectangular solid
Mass ÷ Volume
formula for figuring the density of an object
beaker
triple beam balance
meniscus