metric units si units
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Metric Units (SI Units)

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Metric Units (SI Units) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 84 Views
  • Uploaded on

Metric Units (SI Units). Measurements. Must have a number and a unit (Ex) 13 vs. 13 cm The number tells how much you have The unit tells what you are measuring (Ex) cm = length; g = mass; L = volume; J = energy; °C = temperature.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Metric Units (SI Units)' - edan


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
measurements
Measurements
  • Must have a number and a unit

(Ex) 13 vs. 13 cm

    • The number tells how much you have
    • The unit tells what you are measuring

(Ex) cm = length; g = mass; L = volume; J = energy;

°C = temperature

si units metric units international system of units
SI Units (≈metric units)(International System of Units)
  • Notice the basic units have one letter.
  • * All other units are derived units and have two letters or more.
how to use prefixes
How to Use Prefixes

1 kg = 1000 g

1 cm = 0.01 m

1 mL = 0.001 L

1 Ms = 1000000 s

1 µL = 0.000001 L

slide6

Math Review

(1)

(Ex)

(2)

unit conversion
Unit Conversion
  • Conversion factors (CF)

1. always in fraction form

2. always equal to 1

(Ex)

3. More than 1 CF can be multiplied

4. Units are treated like variables

(Ex)

converting units
Converting Units

(Ex) Convert 1.74 m to cm

(Ex) Convert 14.5 nm to mm.

practices
Practices

Convert the units

1) 592 cmto in

2) 8.5 L/min to gal/sec

3) 65 km/hr to mile/min

ad