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what is a standard?
an exact quantity that people agree to use for commparisons
an exact-----------used for comparisons
what is length?
distance between two points
------between two---
what does the SI use for length?
meters
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what does English use for length?
feet
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what is volume?
the amount of space occupied
size
what does the SI use for volume?
cubic meters
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what does English use for volume?
gallons
they sell milk by the -----
a liter occupies the same--- as---?
volume, cubic decimeter
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a cubic decimeter is apart of what system of measurement?
metric
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what is mass?
the amount of matter in an object
matter is made up of mass
what is the SI for mass?
kilograms
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weight=?
mass*gravity
an equation
what is densisty?
mass per unit volume of an object
not which one is heavier
what is the Eng. for mass?
slugs
u never hear it
has to do w/ baseball
what does the Eng. use for mass?
weight
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what makes an object fall?
its mass
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what does SI use for time?
seconds
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what makes something have weight?
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has to be clinging to something (earth) and if it's separated from that "something", it falls
clinging and falling
what is time?
interval between two events
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what does the Eng. use for time?
seconds
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what is the SI for weight?
newtons
named after a scientist
what doesn't make an object fall?
weight
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what is weight?
meausrement of the force of gravity acting on an object
has to do w/ gravity

(think scales)
what is the Eng. for weight?
pounds (lbs.)
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what does it mean to be weightless?
that its so far from its object that is doesn't fall
ex: being is space
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in what direction can u not fall?
down
most common direction used for falling
what does down mean?
direction that gravity falls
or
towards the center of the earth
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what is temperature?
the measurement of the average kinetic energy of matter
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what is SI for temperature?
kelvin (k)
metric
what is the Eng. for temperature?
Farenheit (F)
celcius (C)
what are derived units?
units obtained by combining other units
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what are conversions?
the process of transfering one unit to another
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how do you convert Celcius to Kelvins?
C=K-273֯֯
an equation
how do you change Fahrenheit to Celcius?
F=9/5 C+ 32֯
an equation
what is aboslute zero?
0 Kelvin
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can you ever get to absolute zero?
no
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what is extrapolation?
an estimate based on already known points on a graph
has to do w/ graphs
is it hot 10 miles from the sun's outermost surface?
no
is there matter in space?
whats temperature
why is it not hot 10 miles from the sun's outermost surface?
because there is no oxygen or matter in space- to create heat you need to oxygen to burn matter
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what can and can't travel through space?
(why?)
can: light
can't: heat- has to pass through on object
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how do you conversions? (view hint)
1) put the 1's digit in the original unit
2)put the decimal to the right of the column
3)place one digit per column
4)slide the decimal to the destinantion digit-stays on the right side of the column
5)fill in the empty spaces w/ zereos
5 steps
what does SI stand for
Internation System of Units
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