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Units, Prefixes, Measurement Types

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mass
relative amount of matter
particles
counted amount of matter
distance
difference in space between two points
time
measurement of change
temperature
average kinetic energy
energy
ability to do work or produce heat
volume
amount of space
pressure
force applied over an area
SI mass unit
kilogram (kg)
SI volume unit
cubic meter (m³)
SI distance unit
meter (m)
SI particle unit
mole (mol)
SI time unit
second (s)
SI temperature unit
Kelvins (K)
SI pressure unit
kilopascal (kPa)
SI energy unit
joule (J)
common mass unit
gram (g)
common volume unit
liter (L)
common temperature unit
Celsius (°C)
common pressure unit
atmospheres (atm)
common energy unit
calorie (cal)
kilo-
10³ times the base unit
milli-
10⁻³ times the base unit
mega-
10⁶ times the base unit
nano-
10⁻⁹ times the base unit
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