SI system

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SI system
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2012-09-26 00:33:23
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Metric system conversion, SI system, Chemistry
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  1. Giga (G)
    • 109 =1,000,000,000 =one billion
    • blades of grass
  2. Mega (M)
    • 106= 1,000,000=1 million
    • leaves on a tree
  3. kilo (k)
    • 103=1,000= 1 thousand
    • leaves on a bush
  4. deka
    • 101=10-ten
    • weight of a small dog or cat
  5. what's the basic unit of measure
    meters, grams, liters
  6. deci (d)
    10-1=0.1=1 tenth

    1/2 cup is about a dL
  7. centi (c)
    10-2 =0.01= 1 hundredth
  8. 1 cL is about 2 tsp
  9. milli (m)
    10-3=0.001=1 thousandth

    1 mL in an SST tube
  10. Micro (μ)
    10-6=0.000001= 1 millionth

    microtainer (.5 mL=500 μL)
  11. nano (n)
    10-9=0.000000001= 1 billionth

    cell cultivation
  12. 1 in= _cm
    2.54 cm

  13. 1lb=_g
    454g
  14. 1qt=_L
    • .946L
    • Leter are slightly larger
  15. 1mi=_km
    • 1.61km
    • miles are larger
  16. 1m=_in
    39.37in 1 m is larger
  17. 1kg=_lbs
    • 2.2lb
    • 1kg is larger
    • k=1000, 454g=1lb, so 1000g/454=2.2
  18. 1L=_qts
    • 1.06 qts
    • 1L is slightly larger
  19. 1km=_mi
    • 0.62mi
    • mi is larger
  20. _in=ft
    12in
  21. _oz=1lb
    16oz
  22. 1qt=_pt
    • 2pt
    • 1qt is larger
  23. 1yd=_ft
    • 3ft
    • 1yd is longer
  24. _lbs=1 ton
    2000lbs
  25. _qts=1gal
    • 4qts
    • 1gal is larger
  26. _ft=mi
    5280ft

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