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Honors Chemistry - Chapter 1, Sections 4-6
Associated with numbers; many properties of matter are this
Units used for scientific measurement; mili-, centi-, kilo-, etc.
Specific metric units used for scientific measurement
SI base unit of length; abbreviates to m
Amount of material in an object
SI base unit of mass; abbreviates to kg
Measure of the hotness or coldness of an object
SI temperature scale; abbreviates to K
Everyday scale of temperature in most countries; commonly used in science
Metric unit used to measure the volume of an object
Property of matter widely used to characterize a substance; measured by mass/volume
Numbers whose values are known exactly
Numbers whose values have some uncertainty; numbers obtained by measurement are always this
Measure of how closely individual measurements agree with one another
Measure of how closely individual measurements agree with the correct value
How much the individual measurements differ from the average
All digits of a measured quantity, including the uncertain one
Approach to problem-solving in which units are carried through all calculations; units are multiplied together, divided into each other, or "canceled"
Fraction whose numerator and denominator are the same quantity expressed in different units; key to dimensional analysis
Basic formula for conversion factor
Given unit ⋅ (desired unit/given unit) = desired unit