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Objective To perform metric conversions.

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Chapter 1 Section 1: The Metric System (The International System Of Units or SI System)

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What is SI? SI stands for Syteme internationale d’Unites Used by scientists since 1960 to set a consistent worldwide standard.

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SI Base Units QuantitySI Base UnitSymbol Length (l)meterm Mass (m)kilogramkg Temperature (T)KelvinK Time (t)seconds Amount of Substance (n) molemol

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SI Prefixes PrefixSymbolValue kilo (k)k1000 hecto (h)h100 deka (da)da10 deci (d)d0.1 centi (c)c0.01 milli (m)m0.001

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Convert: 1.253 mL to liters7. 273 Gg to mg 2.1258 cm to m8. 7.2 L to nL 3.15 g to kg9. 56 cm to m 4.17.3 m to cm10. 870 mL to GL 5.2.56 m to km 11. 0.539 mm to km 6.5.13 m to mm12. 200 mm to cm Practice

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Convert: 1.253 mL to liters7. 273 Gg to mg 2.1258 cm to m8. 7.2 L to nL 3.15 g to kg9. 56 cm to m 4.17.3 m to cm10. 870 mL to GL 5.2.56 m to km 11. 0.539 mm to km 6.5.13 m to mm12. 200 mm to cm 1.0.253 L7. 273,000,000,000,000 mg 2.12.58 m 8. 7,200,000,000 nL 3.0.015 kg9. 0.56 m 4.1730 cm10. 0.000000000870 GL 5.0.00256 km 11. 0.00000539 km 6.5130 mm12. 20 cm

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Figure out which of the following measurements is largest: a.) 0.500 L b.) 5000 mL c.) 0.050 kL d.) 50.0 cL Hint: Convert each answer to the same unit!

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