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on what is the definition of a meter based?
the speed of light in a vacuum
what is the only SI base unit that contains a metric prefix?
on what is the standard for the kilogram based?
on a piece of platinum-iridium alloy that is kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.
boiling point of water:
freezing point of water
what is the lowest temperature possible?
0 degrees K
180 F degrees = how many Celsius degrees?
1 C degree = how many F degrees?
how many degrees different are celcius and kelvin?
what is the SI unit of volume?
what is a more common unit?
1 mL =
what is the SI unit of energy?
what is another common energy unit?
how many joules is a calorie?
what is a dietary calorie?
1000 cal = 1 Cal = 1 kcal
density relates what to what?
mass to volume
how are densities of solids and liquids reported?
How are the dentities of gases reported?
because volume changes with temperature, X changes with temperature.
Most density valuse are reported at what standard temperature?
25 degrees C (room temp)
what is the density of water?
When calculations involving measurements are performed, the final calcualtion is not more certain than...
..the least certain number in the calculation.