Flash Cards

# Metrics

The International System of measurements based on what unit? metric
The metric system is based on what number? 10
The base unit for metric length is… meters
The base unit for metric mass is… gram
The base unit for metric volume is… liters
Metric length is measured in… meters (M) or kilometers (kM)
Metric volume, of a regular solid, is measured by multiply what three values? length X width X height
Metric volume, or a regular solid, is measured in what unit? centimeters cubed cm
Metric volume, of an irregular solid, is measured using what instrument? graduated cylinder
When determining the volume of liquid in a graduated cylinder, we calculate that amount from reading from the… meniscus (bottom of the curve)
Metric volume, or an irregular solid, is measured in what unit? millimeters cubed
Mass is measured using what instrument? triple beam balance
A triple beam balance calculates the mass of an object in what unit? grams
What do we call the measurement of the average kinetic (moving) energy of a substance? temperature
Metric temperature is measured in what unit? degrees Celsius