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Metric System Metric System (SI)- System International

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1. Advantages a. based on 10’s b. easy to convert from small to large and large to small c. used internationally

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2. Facts a. Applies to- length, volume, mass & temperature b. Prefixes- used to tell large and small quantities

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3. Basic Terms Length = Meter Mass = Gram Volume = Liter Temperature = Celsius (Kelvin for science) (Kelvin for science)

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4. The SI system is used by most countries Length Meter, kilometer Centimeter Volume Liter, milliliter, um, cm 3 Mass Gram, kilogram, milligram TemperatureCelsius

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5. Prefixes **Kilo = 1000 Hecto = 100 Deka = 10 deci = 1/10 **centi = 1/100 **milli = 1/1000

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6. Conversion Move the decimal to convert size or amount Kilo Hecto Deka Meter deci centi milli Gram Gram Liter Liter Memory Trick: King Henry Died drinking chocolate milk

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7. Practice Kilo H Da Meter d centi milli Kilo H Da Meter d centi milli 1. ? 5 2. 8 ? 3. ? 5000 4. 4 ? 5. ? 5 6. ? 5

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6b. Answers Kilo H Da Meter d centi milli Kilo H Da Meter d centi milli 1..005 5 2. 8 800 3. 5 5000 4. 4 4000 5..5 5 6..005 5

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