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Title: Metric System

1
Metric System
• International System scientists use to
collaborate and share data.

2
Metric System
• Based on 10.
• Uses prefixes
• Kilo
• Hecto
• Deka
• Base units (grams, liters, meters,etc)
• Deci
• Centi
• Milli
• King Henry danced merrily down Coal Mountain.

3
Mass
• Mass is a measure of the amount of matter in an
object.
• Matter is stuff.
• Matter is defined as anything that has mass and
takes up space (volume).
• Measured with an electronic balance or triple
beam balance.
• Common units grams mg kg

4
Volume
• Measure of the amount of space an object takes
up.
• Measured with a graduated cylinder, pipette,
ruler.
• Volume (solid) l x w x h
• Units cm3 (solid) L mL

5
Length
• Length is a measure of distance.
• Instrument for measuring are rulers, now known as
meter sticks.
• 1 inch is equal to 2.54 cm.
• Common units are cm m mm km.
• 5K and 10K races

6
SI Base Units
7
Metric Conversions
• Metric Conversions are easier than English
because you either multiply or divide by powers
of 10.
• 1 m is equal to 10 dL 100 cL and 1000mL.
• 1km is equal to 1000 m.
• 2 ways moving the decimal and dimensional
analysis
• Lets Practice.

8
Metric Conversion Table