Chapter 1- Chem

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Chapter 1- Chem
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  1. Chemistry
    Study of composition, properties and reactions of matter
  2. Measurement contains
    a number and unit
  3. Length (Metric and SI)
    • Metric- meters 
    • SI- meters (m)
  4. Volume (metric and SI)
    • M- Liter (L)
    • SI- cubic meter (m^3)
  5. Mass (Metric and SI)
    • M- grams 
    • SI- kilograms (kg)
  6. Temperature (Metric and SI)
    • M- Celsius (C)
    • SI- Kelvin (K)
  7. Time (Metric and SI )
    M and SI- Seconds (s)
  8. 1 meter
    100 cm
  9. Volume
    Amount of space a substance occupies
  10. 1 m^3
    1000 L
  11. 1L
    1000ml
  12. Mass
    The amount of material a substance contains
  13. 1kg
    1000g
  14. Significant number
    • a. not a zero 
    • b. a zero between non-zeros                 904
    • c. after a decimal point                         4.000
    • d. coefficient of a number written   3.08x10^4
    • scientifically
  15. Not  Significant
    • a. zero at the begining of decimal place   .004
    • b. used as a placeholder at the right without a decimal point                                       4000
  16. Exact numbers
    • 1. Counting the number of objects
    • 2. Defining relationships or equities
    •              12in= 1ft
  17. Rules of multiplication and division
    Answer has the exact same Significant Figures as the measurement with the lowest significant figures 
  18. Rules of addition and substractions
    Answer is written so it has the same number of decimals places as the measurement with the fewest decimal places
  19. kilo (k)
    • Numerical Value                        
    •       1000                                x103
  20. centi (c)
    0.01/ x10-2
  21. milli (m)
    0.001/ x10-3
  22. micro (u)
    0.000001/ x10-6
  23. nano (n)
    0.000000001/ x10-9
  24. Conversion factors
    Equality written in a fraction form
  25. Density
    mass/ volume
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