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Writing Prompt. In a few lines of your Comp book write down what you learned yesterday about arm-span and height. More about the METRIC!!!. A Sucker Free Production by Mr. D (yeaaaaahhh, boyyyy). 1 X 10 = ? 10 X 10 = ? 100 X 10 = ? 100 X 10 = ?. 10 100 1,000 10,000. It’s as easy as….

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### Writing Prompt

In a few lines of your Comp book write down what you learned yesterday about arm-span and height.

A Sucker Free Production by

Mr. D

(yeaaaaahhh, boyyyy)

1 X 10 = ?

10 X 10 = ?

100 X 10 = ?

100 X 10 = ?

10

100

1,000

10,000

100 / 10 = ?

10 / 10 = ?

1 / 10 = ?

0.1 / 10 = ?

10

1

0.1 or 1/10

0.01 or 1/100

### Metric is Base 10

• The metric system is based on the number 10

• So it’s EASY TO USE!!!!

### Metric Prefixes

• Kilo-(as in kilometer or kilogram)

• Hecto-

• Deka-

• Deci-

• Centi-(as in centimeter)

• Milli-(as in millimeter)

### What do they mean???

• Kilo-1000

• Hecto-100

• Deka-10

• Deci-1/10

• Centi-1/100

• Milli-1/1000

• Sooo… A centimeter is what fraction of a meter?

King

Henry

Died

by

drinking

chocolate

milk

kilo (kg, kL, km, kN)

Hecto (Hg, HL, etc.)

Deka (Dg, DL, etc.)

basic unit (g, L, m, N)

deci (dg, dL, etc.)

centi (cg, cL, cm)

milli (mg, mL, mm)

X X

K H D b d c m

50 kg = ? g

8 m = ? km

2 L = ? mL

50,000 g

0.008 km

2,000 mL

### Let’s Practice

• First a worksheet

• Then, an activity