# Scientific measurement using the SI.  SI stands for...

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Scientific measurement using the SI

 SI stands for...

Scientific measurement using the SI  SI stands for Systeme Internationale

Scientific measurement using the SI  SI stands for Systeme Internationale, which translates to International System.

Scientific measurement using the SI  SI stands for Systeme Internationale, which translates to International System.  It is used by scientists worldwide.

Scientific measurement using the SI  SI stands for Systeme Internationale, which translates to International System.  It is used by scientists worldwide.  It is also commonly referred to as the _______ system.

Scientific measurement using the SI  SI stands for Systeme Internationale, which translates to International System.  It is used by scientists worldwide.  It is also commonly referred to as the metric system. metric system.

 The metric system is based on the unit ___.

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.

 To measure length, use...

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.  To measure length, use meters.

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.  To measure length, use meters.  To measure liquid volume, use...

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.  To measure length, use meters.  To measure liquid volume, use liters.

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.  To measure length, use meters.  To measure liquid volume, use liters.  To measure weight or mass, use...

 The metric system is based on the unit 10.  To measure length, use meters.  To measure liquid volume, use liters.  To measure weight or mass, use grams.

PrefixSymbolMeaning

PrefixSymbolMeaning Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) hecto h 100 (100x) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) hecto h 100 (100x) deka da da 10 (10x) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) hecto h 100 (100x) deka da da 10 (10x) deci d 0.1 (one tenth) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) hecto h 100 (100x) deka da da 10 (10x) deci d 0.1 (one tenth) centi c 0.01 (one hundreth) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g

PrefixSymbolMeaning kilo k 1000 (1000x) hecto h 100 (100x) deka da da 10 (10x) deci d 0.1 (one tenth) centi c 0.01 (one hundreth) milli m 0.001 (one thousandth) Basic units: meter m liter L gram g