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The Metric System. Base units Meters: measure distance Grams: measure mass Liters: measure volume. Measurement. Area=Length X Width Volume=Length X Width X Height cc or cm3=cubic centimeters. Write the name of the basic metric unit to measure the following:. Distance/Length-

The Metric System

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### The Metric System

• Base units

• Meters: measure distance

• Grams: measure mass

• Liters: measure volume

### Measurement

• Area=Length X Width

• Volume=Length X Width X Height

• cc or cm3=cubic centimeters

### Write the name of the basic metric unit to measure the following:

• Distance/Length-

a. From home to school:

b. Length of classroom:

c. Width of notebook paper:

d. Thickness of paper:

kilometers

meters

centimeters

millimeters

### Write the name of the basic metric unit to measure the following:

• Volume-

a. Volume of bucket:

b. Liquid medicine:

liters

milliliters or

cubic centimeters

### Write the name of the basic metric unit to measure the following:

• Mass-

b. Mass of a pin:

kilograms

milligrams

6200

• 6.2 kilograms= __________grams

• 78.36 liters=__________hectoliters

• 12.3 meters=_________centimeters

.7836

1230

.0032

4. 3.2 meters=_______________kilometers

5. 76.3 millimeters= _________centimeters

6. 143.2 meters= ____________millimeters

7.63

143,200