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Ch. 1
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Giga
10^9, G, billion
Mega
10^6, M, million
Kilo
10^3, k, thousand
Hecto
10^2, h, hundred
Deca
10^1, da, ten
Deci
10^-1, d, tenth
Centi
10^-2, c, hundredth
Milli
10^-3, m, thousandth
Micro
10^-6, u, millionth
Nano
10^-9, n, billionth
billions and billionths
giga & nano (G & n)
millions and millionths
mega & micro (M & µ)
thousands and thousandths
-Kilo and Milli
-k and m
hundreds and hundredths
-Hecto and Centi
-h and c
tens and tenths
-Deca and Deci
-da and d
How many millimeters are in a meter?
1000 mm
How many centimeters are in a meter?
100 centimeters
How many meters in a kilometer
1000 meters
How many hertz is 3MHz?
3,000,000
How many milliliters are contained in a jar filled with 5 liters of fluid?
5,000
How many liters are contained in 80 ml of fluid?
0.080 liters
How much bigger is a thousand than 10
100 times bigger
How much bigger is a billion than a million?
1,000 times
How much smaller is a hundred than a thousand
1/1O OF A THOUSAND
A sack contains 6 pounds of flour. The contents of the bag are increased by a factor of 5. How much flour is in the bag?
6x5= 30 pounds
A bouquet has 30 flowers. The size of the bouquet is decreased by a factor of 3. How many flowers remain?
30/3=10
A sonographer measures the perimeter of an anatomical structure. Which of the following choices is reasonable for the measurement?
15 mm
The volume of a cystic structure is estimated from sonographic data. Which of the following is an acceptable measurement with this volume?
6 cm^3
The speed of red blood cells traveling through a blood vessel is 750 cm/sec. You are asked to measure this speed in miles per hour. What information would be sufficient for you to complete your task?
How many seconds per hour and the number of miles in a centimeter
Select the sequence that appears in increasing order
centi, deci, deca, hecto
How many nanoseconds are in 7 seconds?
7,000,000,000
select the sequence that appears in decreasing order
M, k, da, d, c
How can the volume of an irregularly shaped object object be measured most accurately
by immersing it in water
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