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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 2liter 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)
