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Metric Measurement

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Calvin Tang

on 3 February 2014

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Metric Measurement
Metric System
Meter, m
Liter, l
Gram, g
Prefix
Customary Unit
measurement units
are in powers of ten
is used to measure length
is used to measure capacity.
How much
will this hold?
used
to
measure
mass
or weight
Grams
Create a chart with a
prefix, value, symbol,
and example.
Exercise A
#1-10
A.P.K.
What kind of
metric unit of measurement
are you familar with?
Metric
System
- a system of
measuring using the gram
liter, and meter as basic
units.
Meters
100 meters
Prefix
Value
Symbol
Example
Kilo
hecto
deka
deci
centi
milli
Kilometer
Dekagram
Centigram
Milliliter
http://www.math.wichita.edu/history/topics/metric.html
http://science.howstuffworks.com/why-us-not-on-metric-system5.htm
Question of the Week:

1) Should the U.S.
convert fully to the metric system?

2) Why do we have the metric system
if we haven't fully adopted it?
Soda is measured
in liters
ml
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