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Force and Motion quiz #1
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8th grade science
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What is the metric system based on?
powers of 10
meter (m)
measures length
gram (g)
measures mass
liter (L)
measures liquid volume
kilo
1,000 units
hecto
100 units
deka
10 units
base level
1
deci
1/10th
centi
1/100th
milli
1/1000th
How do you convert to a smaller unit using the ladder?
Move the decimal point to the right or multiply
How do you convert to a larger unit using the ladder?
move the decimal point to the left or divide
English units for Speed
miles per hour
SI units for speed
meters per second
formula for speed
speed = distance/time
What part of the axis do you plot time?
x-axis
What does it mean if you are further to the right on the x-axis?
the longer the time from the start
What is plotted on the side axis (Y-axis)?
distance
What does a very steep graph mean?
the faster the motion
What does a horizontal line on the graph mean?
it is not moving (stationery)
what does a curved line on the graph mean?
the speed is changing my slowing down or speeding up.
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