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The decimals used in metrics is like our ...
money system.
Liquid volume is measured in ______________.
liters or litres.
Weight or mass is measured in _____________.
grams
A __________is added to the beginning of a word and changes the meaning/amount.
prefix
The Metric System is a system for.....
Measuring.
It is based on decimals.
Scientists all over the world use this system.
Linear distance is measured in ____________instead of feet.
meters
Temperature is measured in ________________.
Celsius
A metric term meaning ONE THOUSAND TIMES the amount is
a(n)______________.
kilo
A metric term represents 1/10:
deci-
A metric term represents 10 times the value is _____________
deka-
A metric term meaning ONE HUNDREDTH of:
milli-