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# Phy Sci Unit 2 quiz

### metric and scientific notation

Question | Answer |
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Define Mass. | Mass is the amount of matter in something. |

Define Volume. | Volume is the amount of space something takes up. |

Define length. | Length is the distance between 2 points. |

Define Temperature. | Temperature is how hot or cold something is because of the movement (kinetic energy) of its particles. |

Define Time | Time is the interval between 2 events happening |

What is the SI unit and measuring device for length? | meter, metric ruler or meterstick |

What is the SI unit and measuring device for volume of a liquid? | L or mL, graduated cylinder |

What is the SI unit and measuring device for mass? | g or kg, balance |

What is the SI unit and measuring device for Temperature? | Degrees Celsius or Kelvin, thermometer |

What is the SI unit and measuring device for time? | Second, stopwatch |

Name the metric units from smallest to largest | milli, centi, deci, (base), deka, hecto, kilo |

Which metric prefix means 10 | deka- |

Which metric prefix means 1/10 | deci |

Which metric prefix means 1000 | kilo- |

Which metric prefix means 1/1000 | milli- |

Convert 18 mm to cm | 1.8 cm |

Convert 52 g to mg | 52,000 mg |

Convert 1600 m to km | 1.6 km |

When working with really large or small numbers in science to make them easier to write, scientist often us _______ ________. | scientific notation |

Write this number in scientific notation 6,250,000 | 6.25 x 10 ^6 power |

Write this number in scientific notation 0.00000000068 | 6.8 x 10 ^-10 power |

Solve this problem and give your answer in scientific notation: 6.8 x 10 ^-10 power times 6.25 x 10 ^6 power | 4.25 x 10 ^-3 power |

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tbrandt