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The symbol for kilogram is __________.
kg
The symbol for meter is __________.
m
The kelvin measures __________.
temperature
The basic unit used to measure length is the __________.
meter (m)
The symbol for ampere is __________.
A
The symbol for second is __________.
s
The ampere measures __________ __________.
electrical current
The symbol for mole is __________.
mol
The symbol for candela is __________.
cd
The prefix for 100 times the basic unit is __________.
hecto- (h)
The second measures __________.
time
The kilogram measures __________.
mass
The prefix for 1,000,000 times the basic unit is __________.
mega- (M)
A __________ is 10 times as large as a meter.
dekameter (dkm)
The prefix for 1/10 of the basic unit is __________.
deci- (d)
The prefix for 1/1000 of the basic unit is __________.
milli- (m)
The prefix for 1/100 of the basic unit is __________.
centi- (c)
Use unit analysis to determine how many kilograms are in 350 grams.
Relationship: 1000 g = 1 kg

Unit Analysis:
350 g x 1 kg/1000 g = 0.35 kg

The symbol for megameter is __________.
Mm
One kilogram contains how many grams?
1000 g
To convert 1 km to mm, move the decimal __________ places to the __________.
6 places to the right

km->hm->dkm->m->dm->cm->mm
How many millimeters are there in 2 meters?
2000 m
Use unit analysis to determine how many milliliters are in a 2-liter bottle of Coke.
Relationship: 1000 mL = 1 L

Unit Analysis:
2L x 1000 mL/1L = 2000 mL
The liter is the unit of __________ in the metric system.
volume
Use unit analysis to determine how many meters are in 200 centimeters.
Relationship: 1 m = 100 cm

Unit Analysis:
200 cm x 1m/100 cm = 2 m
The symbol for kilometer is __________.
km
A __________ is 1000 times as large as a meter.
kilometer (km)
One liter contains how many milliliters?
1000 mL
A __________ is 100 times as large as a meter.
hectometer (hm)
The symbol for hectometer is __________.
hm
The symbol for dekameter is __________.
dkm
The prefix for 1,000 times the basic unit is __________.
kilo- (k)
The prefix for 1/1,000,000 of the basic unit is __________.
micro- (u)
The prefix for 10 times the basic unit is __________.
deka- (dk)
The mole measures the __________ of __________.
amount of substance
The symbol for kelvin is __________.
K
The candela measures __________ __________.
light intensity
The meter measures __________.
length
Use unit analysis to determine how many meters are in 200 centimeters.
Relationship: 1 m = 100 cm

Unit Analysis:
200 cm x 1m/100 cm = 2 m
A __________ is 1,000,000 times as large as a meter.
megameter (Mm)