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Metric System and Metric Conversions
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Kilo
Hecto
Deka
Unit (meter, liter gram)
Deci
Centi
Milli
The "unit" in the metric system always equals what number?
1
What unit is the metric system based on?
Tens
What do the prefixes in front of the base [meter, liter, gram] signify?
How much greater or less than the unit [one] the unit is.
giga (G)
1,000,000,000: one billion
mega (M)
1,000,000: one million
kilo (k)
1,000: one thousand
hecto (h)
100: one hundred
deca (dk)
10: ten
unit [meter, liter, gram]
1
deci (d)
0.1 or 1/10, one tenth
centi (c)
0.01 or 1/100, one hundredth
milli (m)
0.001 or 1/1000, one thousandth
micro
0.000001 or 1/1,000,000, one millionth
length
meter
volume
liter
mass
gram
ml in a liter
1,000 ml
mg in a gram
1,000 mg
order of mass
milligrams, grams, hectograms, kilograms
order of length
mm, cm, m, km
g in a kg
1,000 g
hg in kg
10 hg
g to hg
100 g
mm in cm
10 mm
cm in m
100 cm
m in km
1,000 m
l in kl
1000 l
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