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13 Cards in this Set

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Potential Energy
Stored energy
Kinetic Energy
the energy or motion
Measurement Units
1 kg= 2.205 lbs
1 kg= 100 g
1 m= 3.281 ft
0.946 L= 1 qt
1 m3= 1000L
4.184 J= 1 cal
F=(1.8xC) + 32
C= F-32/1.8
K=C + 273.15
Measurement Units in Medicine
1 milligram(mg)= 1000micrograms (mcg
1 grain (gr)= 65 milligrams(mg)
1 cubic centimeter(cc or cm3)= 1 milliliter (mL)
15 drops(gtt)= 1 milliliter(mL)
1 teaspoon (tsp)= 5 milliliters (mL)
2 tablespoons(T or tbsp)= 1 ounce (oz)
1 mL=1x.001 L
the calorie
is defined as the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 g of water from 14.5C to 15.5C
Scientific notation
an exponent with a positive value tells you how many times to multiply a number by 10
an exponent with a negative value tells you how many time to divide a number b 10
is related to how close a measured value is to a true value
is a measure of reproducibility
significant figures
those digits in a measurement that are reproducible when the measurementis repeated, plus the first doubtful digit
exact numbers
have an unlimited number if significant figures
Significant figures
calculations should not change the degree of uncertainty in a value.
When doing multiplication or division with the measured values, the answer should have no more significant figures then any number used in the calculation.
Significant figures
when doing addition or subtraction with measured values, the answer should have the same number of decimal places as the quantity with the fewest decimal places
Temperature concersions
f=(1.8xc)+ 32