Download presentation

Published byXavier Moreno Modified over 4 years ago

1
**T G M k base m µ n p f C What this chart means: For big things:**

Terra Giga Mega kilo milli micro nano pico fempto T G M k base m µ n p f 1012 109 106 103 10-3 10-6 10-9 10-12 10-15 centi C 10-2 What this chart means: For big things: 1 Terrameter = 1012 Meters OR Terrameters = 1meter For little things: 1 micrometer = 10-6 Meters OR micrometers = 1meter

2
Making conversions Step 1: Write down a conversion factor between the two types of things you are comparing. If you don’t know it, look it up. Step 2: Use “railroad tracks” or “factor-label” method to set up conversion formula. If you need to make multiple conversions, set each one up one at a time. Step 3: Multiply across the top, multiply across the bottom, divide top by bottom. Answer. Include your final units.

3
**Practice 240 Mm = __________ m 736 nm = ___________ m 1 Mm = 106 m**

Ans: 7.36 x 10-7 m

4
**More practice 6.42 m = ___________ km 42 m = ___________ µm**

Ans: 6.42 x 103 km Ans: 4.2 x 107 µm

5
**Still more practice (the “hard” ones)**

12.3 Gm = _____________ pm 60,000 fm = _____________ km 1 Gm = 109 m 1 m = 1012 pm 1 fm = m 1000 m = 1 km Ans: 6 x km

6
**Weird, multi-dimensional conversions**

PreAP packet number 8 on dim. analysis wrksht. 12 mi/hr*s = ___________ m/s2 1 mile = 1609 meters 1 hr = 3600 seconds

7
**PreAP Students: If you don’t know the conversion factor look it up:**

In a book On the internet (wikipedia is good) On a website: “MultiConvert” app for smartphone If you use the website or the app: don’t cheat. Don’t go straight to the result, even if you can. This does you no good on your upcoming test. Just use it to find the conversion factors. You could also use it to check your work

Similar presentations

Presentation is loading. Please wait....

OK

Metric Units and Conversions

Metric Units and Conversions

© 2018 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Ads by Google

Ppt on water activity symbol Ppt on conservation of momentum Ppt on ill effects of intoxicating substances supply act Ppt on personal swot analysis Ppt on sea level rise projections Ppt on fire extinguisher types video Ppt on central ac plant Ppt on word association test interpretation Ppt on payroll management system Ppt on forward rate agreement ppt