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The Metric System

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What is the metric system? A mathematical system based on units of 10.
What is the abbreviation used for the metric system? What does that abbreviation stand for in Spanish? In English? The abbreviation used for the metric system is S.I. S.I. stands for system internationale(International System of Units).
What places in the world do not use the metric system? Liberia, Burma(Myanmar), + US don't use it.
Which is used more widely: Metric System or Customary System? The metric system is more widely used around the world than the old "standard" system that is still in use in the US.
TRUE or FALSE: The metric system is more widely used around the world than the old "standard" system that is still in use in the US. TRUE
The basic unit of _____ in the metric system is the gram. mass
What is the basic unit of mass in the metric system? gram
The basic unit of _________ in the metric system is the liter volume
The basic unit of volume in the metric system is the ______. liter
What is the basic unit of volume in the metric system? liter
The basic unit of __________ in the metric system is the meter. distance
What is the basic unit of distance in the metric system? meter
How many prefixes are generally used in the metric system? 6
What is the value of kilo? 1000
1000 is the value of what prefix? kilo
What is the value of hecta? 100
100 is the value of what prefix? hecta
What is the value of deca? 10
10 is the value of what prefix? deca
What is the value of deci? .1
.1 is the value of what prefix? deci
What is the value of centi? .01
.01 is the value of what prefix? centi
What is the value of milli? .001
.001 is the value of what prefix? milli
What are the three different possible base units and their symbols? meter(m), liter(L), gram(g)
What is the value of any base unit? 1
1 is the value of what prefix? base unit
The metric system, like our money system. is a ___________ system. decimal
Created by: Katrina1212