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# Units

### prefixes, multipliers, table from study guide

Question | Answer |
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prefix is giga what is the multiplier? | 1,000,000,000 billion |

prefix is mega what is the multiplier? | 1,000,000 million |

prefix is kilo what is the multiplier? | 1,000 |

prefix is hecto what is the multiplier? | 100 |

prefix is deka what is the multiplier? | 10 |

prefix is unit what is the multiplier? | 1 |

prefix is deci what is the multiplier? | 0.1 |

prefix is centi what is the multiplier? | 0.01 |

prefix is milli what is the multiplier? | 0.001 |

prefix is micro what is the multiplier? | 0.000001 or 1 millionth |

prefix is nano what is the multiplier? | 0.000000001 or 1 billionth |

quantity is length what is the unit, instrument, and symbol? | meter, metric ruler or meter stick, m |

quantity is mass what is the unit,symbol, and instrument? | kilogram, kg or g, electronic balance |

quantity is volume what is the formula, unit, symbol, and instrument? | v=lxwxh, cubic meter, m cubed or cc or cm cubed, metric ruler or meter stick |

quantity is temperature what is the unit, symbol, and instrument? | kelvin, K, and thermometer |

quantity is time what is the unit, symbol, and instrument? | second, s, and stopwatch |

quantity is electric current what is the unit and symbol | ampere and A |

quantity is amount of substance what is the unit and symbol? | mole and mol |

quantity is intensity of light what is the unit and symbol? | candela and cd |

quantity is weight what is the unit,, symbol, and instrument | newton, N, and spring scale |

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