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# Metric System A system of weights and measures based 10; uses meter, liter, gram, and Celsius. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Metric System A system of weights and measures based 10; uses meter, liter, gram, and Celsius. A/K/A Standard International or SI meter The basic unit of length and distance for the metric system. liter The basic unit of liquid measurement for the metric system gram

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• Metric System

• A system of weights and measures based 10; uses meter, liter, gram, and Celsius.

• A/K/A Standard International or SI

• meter

• The basic unit of length and distance for the metric system.

• liter

• The basic unit of liquid measurement for the metric system

• gram

• The basic unit of mass and weight for the metric system

• Celsius

• The basic unit of temperature for the metric system.

• volume

• The Amount Of Space A Container Holds As Measured In Cubic Units

• capacity

• A Measure Of The Amount That Can Be Held Or Contained

• density

• Concentration Of Things Within An Area In Relation To Its Size

• milli

• One Thousandth (1/1000) Of A Base Unit (meter, liter, gram)

• accuracy

• Free Of Errors; Exact; Able To Avoid Errors; Correct In All Important Details