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Measurement, Metric System, Density and Volume

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meters
Base unit of measurement for length in the metric system.
grams
Base unit of measurement for mass in the metric system.
liters
Base unit of measurement for volume in the metric system.
milli
Metric prefix that means 1/1000 of the base unit.
centi
metric prefix that means 1/100 of the base unit
deci
metric prefix that means 1/10 of the base unit
deca
metric prefix that means 10 x the base unit
hecto
metric prefix that means 100 x the base unit
kilo
metric prefix that means 1000 x the base unit
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space.
mass
The amount of matter in an object.
volume
The amount of space matter takes up.
density
The amount of matter (mass) in a given space (volume). It is calculated by dividing the mass by the volume.
atom
The smallest particle of an element that has the chemical properties of that element.
element
A substance that is composed of one type of atom.