# SI system

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1. Giga (G)
• 109 =1,000,000,000 =one billion
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

1 cL is about 2 tsp
8. milli (m)
10-3=0.001=1 thousandth

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

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

cell cultivation
11. 1 in= _cm
2.54 cm

12. 1lb=_g
454g
13. 1qt=_L
• .946L
• Leter are slightly larger
14. 1mi=_km
• 1.61km
• miles are larger
15. 1m=_in
39.37in 1 m is larger
16. 1kg=_lbs
• 2.2lb
• 1kg is larger
• k=1000, 454g=1lb, so 1000g/454=2.2
17. 1L=_qts
• 1.06 qts
• 1L is slightly larger
18. 1km=_mi
• 0.62mi
• mi is larger
19. _in=ft
12in
20. _oz=1lb
16oz
21. 1qt=_pt
• 2pt
• 1qt is larger
22. 1yd=_ft
• 3ft
• 1yd is longer
23. _lbs=1 ton
2000lbs
24. _qts=1gal
• 4qts
• 1gal is larger
25. _ft=mi
5280ft
 Author: studysuccess ID: 153642 Card Set: SI system Updated: 2012-09-26 04:33:23 Tags: Metric system conversion SI Folders: Description: Metric system conversion, SI system, Chemistry Show Answers: