2 Systems of measurement English system is a measurement system used by the United States.Length is measured in: InchesFeetMilesVolume is measured in: GallonsMass is measured in: OuncesPounds
3 Metric SystemMetric System is a measurement system used all around the world.It is also the system of measurement used by scientist.The metric system is referred as the International System of Units, SI for short.
4 Base units Meter - Measures length. Liter - measures volume. gram- measures mass.
5 PrefixA prefix is a type of affix attached to a stem which modifies the meaning of that stem. The prefix in the SI units are: Kilo Hecto Deca Deci Centi Milli
6 King Henry died drinking chocolate milk A good way of remembering the different prefix for the SI units is by remembering this: King Henry Died Always remember the Drinking Base unit goes in the Chocolate middle. Milk
7 Measuring Length The base unit to measure length is Meter. Millimeters mlCentimeters cmDecimeters dmMeters mDecameters dkmHectometers hmKilometers km
8 Measuring VolumeThe base unit of volume is liter. The most common prefix used in the measurement of volume are the following: Milliliter mL Liter l Decaliter dkl Kiloliter Kl
9 Measuring MassThe unit to measure mass is the gram. The most common prefix used to measure mass are the following: Milligram mg Gram g Kilogram kg