 # Metric System Notes - the standard system (SI) used by all scientists. It is based on the number 10. It can be used to measure anything. (length, volume,

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Metric System Notes - the standard system (SI) used by all scientists. It is based on the number 10. It can be used to measure anything. (length, volume, mass, etc.) meter – the basic unit of length symbol – (m) measuring device – ruler, meter stick

liter – the basic unit of volume symbol – (L) measuring device – graduated cylinder gram - the basic unit of mass symbol – (g) measuring device – centigram balance

Using the metric conversion chart: kilo hecto deka liter deci centi milli meter gram (k) (h) (dk) m l g (d) (c) (m) Practice: (just move the decimal point!) a. 152m = _______km b. 163hm = ____________mm 0.152 16,300,000

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