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density
the mass per unit volumeof a material. descrives how tightly packed a substance's molecules are.
derived unit
unit of measurement obtained by combining SI units. for example density= mass % volume
graph
a visual display of information or data- such as line graphs, bar graphs, and circle graphs- organized to help people interpret, understand, or quickly find information.
kelvin
the SI unit of temperature: zero K= absolute zero (the coldest possible tempurature, -273
kilogram
the SI unit of mass: 1 kilogram (kg) = 1000 grams.
liter
the unit of liquid volume (L) that occupies the same volume as a cubic decimeter (dm3) and is slightly larger than a quart.
mass
a measurement of the amount of matter in an object: its SI unit is the kilogram (kg)
meter
the SI base unit of length (m): 100 cm = 1m.
second
the SI unit for time
SI
international system of units: standard, easy to us, worldwide system of measurement based on powers of 10. the SI standards are used by all scientists, and are a modern version of the metric system.
standard
in measurement, an exact quantity that everyone agrees to use as a basis of comparison
time
the interval between two events: the SI unit for time is the second.
volume
the amount of space occuupied by an object; volume units are found by combining other SI units of length.