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 Apothecaries' weight grains gr minims m drams dr ounces oz pounds lb (12oz.=lb) system used for measuring and weighing drugs and solutions, precious metals, and precious stones Avoirdupois weight drops gtt teaspoon tsp tablespoon T ounces oz pound lb (16 oz = 1 lb) The system of measuring & weighing used in English-speaking countries for all commodities except drugs, precious stones, and precious metals Metric system A system of weighing and measuring based on the meter and having all units based on the power of ten a trillion times is tera T 10 to the ? ... T trillion times 10 to the 12 giga G ...... times ten to the ? ... G billion times 10 to the 9th mega m is how many times is ten to the ...? ... m million times 10 6 is ten to the 6 kilo k is how many times is ten to the ...? ... k thousand times is ten to the 3rd or 10 3rd hecto h is how many times is ten to the what? ... h is hundred times 10 to the 2nd deka dk is how many times? ... dk ten times is ten to the first or 10 to 1st deci d is how many tenths? deci is how much of a unit ... d is 1/10 of a unit 10 to the -1 centi c is what in tens? ...c is 1/100 of a unit or 10 to the -2 milli m is how many 10s? ... m is 1/1000 of a unit or 10 to the -3 micro µ is how many 10s? ... m is 1/1,000,000 or 10 to the -6 nano n is how many 10s: ... n is 1/1,000,000,000 or 10 to the -9 pico p is ... how many 10s? ... p is 1/1,000,000,000,000 or 10 to the -12 Metric Weight: microgram µg or mcg is ... mg ... µg or mcg is: 1000 = 1 milligram (mg) milligram mg is ... g ... mg is 1000 mg = 1 gram (g or gm) centigram cg is ... g ... cg is 100 cg = 1 g decigram dg is ... g: ... dg is 10 dg = 1 g gram g or gm is ... g ...g is 1 g = 1 g dekagram dkg is ... g: ... dkg 1 dkg = 10 g hectagram hg is ... g ... hg is 1 hg = 100 g kilogram kg is ... g ... kg 1 kg = 1000 g Metric Length: millimeter mm is ... m ... mm 1000 mm = 1 meter (m) centimeter cm is ... m ... cm 100 cm = 1 m decimeter dm is ... m ... dm 10 dm = 1 m meter m is how many m? 1 m = 1 m dekameter dkm is ... m? ... dkm 10 m = 1 dkm hectometer hm is ... m ... hm 100 m = 1 hm kilometer km is ... m ... km 1000 m = 1 km Metro Volume: cubic centimeter cc is ... mL ... cc 1 cc = 1mL (millimeter) milliliter ml or mL is ... L ... mL 1000ml = 1 L (liter) centiliter cl is ... L ... cL 100 cL = 1L deciliter dl is ... L ... dL is 10 dL = 1L liter L or L ...L L is 1 L dekaliter dkl is ... L ... dkl 10 L = 1 dkl hectoliter hL is ... L ... hL 100L = 1 hL kiloliter kL is ... L ... kL 1000 L = 1 kL Equivilants (equal to): weight µg / mg mg/g g/kg kg/lb 1000 µg = 1 mg 1000 mg = 1 g 1000g = 1 kg 1kg = 2.2 lb length cm/in is in. = ...cm 2.5 cm = 1 in. volume mL/cc/L 1000 mL = 1000 cc = 1 L Energy: joule J 1 J = 0.24 c What is J? calorie c is ... J 1 c = 4.18 J Temperature: ºT the degree (º) of sensible heat or cold expressed in terms of a specific scale Celsius ºC scale at which boiling is 100 and freezing is 0 fahrenheit ºF scale where freezing is 32º boiling is 212º conversion of C to F times 9, divide by 5, add 32 ºF = (ºC X 9/5) + 32 conversion of F to C subtract 32, times 5, divide by 9 ºC = (ºF - 32) X 5/9