Metric System & SI System. The standard for measurement in the scientific community today is the metric system. We use the metric system for 3 reasons: Easy and convenient because it is universal The rest of the world has been using it for the past 40 years
We use the metric system for 3 reasons:
the SI system tells us of what!
-volume-Volume is the space occupied by matter. The SI unit for volume is meter cubed. The common unit of measure is the Liter. 1 liter = 1000 centimeters cubed.volume is dependent on temperature. (ex. ice)
1L a quart of milk
1mL 20 drops of water .001L
1cm cube of sugar .001 L
1L crystal of salt .000001 L