2Metric ConversionsThe Metric System of measurement is based on multiples of TEN. The 3 base units are: meters, liters, and grams. The 6 prefixes are: kilo (1000) hecto (100) deka (10) deci (.1) centi (.01) milli (.001)
3Stair RuleTo use the Stair-Step method, you will move the DECIMAL POINT the direction you have to move on the stairs.
4Stair Rule Examples0.5Ex 1: 5 dm = ________________ m
7Metric Conversion Word Problems Ex 1: One cereal bar has a mass of 37 g. What is the mass of 6 cereal bars? Is that more or less than 1 kg?𝟔∗𝟑𝟕=𝟐𝟐𝟐 grams𝟐𝟐𝟐 grams is only kg, which means the mass is less than 1kg