The Metric System

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The Metric System

  1. 1. The Metric System By Connor Plouffe Mrs. Kuzara Chemistry Class
  2. 2. Metric to Metric Conversions <ul><li>Units of Length Units of Volume </li></ul><ul><li>1000mm=1m 1000mL=1L </li></ul><ul><li>100cm=1m 1000L=1kL </li></ul><ul><li>10mm=1cm </li></ul><ul><li>1km=1000m </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metric to Metric Conversions <ul><li>Units of Mass </li></ul><ul><li>1000mg=1g </li></ul><ul><li>100cg=1g </li></ul><ul><li>1000g=1kg </li></ul><ul><li>As you can tell in this power point, the metric system works by using conversion factors of ten. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metric to US Measurements <ul><li>Units of Length </li></ul><ul><li>1 inch=2.54cm or 25.4mm </li></ul><ul><li>1 foot=.305 m or 30.5cm </li></ul><ul><li>1 yard=.914m </li></ul><ul><li>1 mile=1.61km </li></ul>
  5. 5. Metric to US Conversions <ul><li>Units of Volume </li></ul><ul><li>1 gallon=3.79L </li></ul><ul><li>1 fluid ounce=29.6mL </li></ul><ul><li>Units of Mass </li></ul><ul><li>1kg=2.20 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>1g=.0350 ounces </li></ul><ul><li>1 pound=4.40 kg </li></ul><ul><li>1 ounce=28.4g </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sample Metric Conversions <ul><li>How many meters in 45.7 kilometers? </li></ul><ul><li>45.7kmx1000=45,700m </li></ul><ul><li>How many centimeters in 33.8 millimeters? </li></ul><ul><li>33.8mm/10=3.38cm </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sample Metric to US Conversions <ul><li>How many feet in 625 meters? </li></ul><ul><li>625mx3.28=2050ft </li></ul><ul><li>How many liters in 7.95 gallons? </li></ul><ul><li>7.95gx3.79=30.1L </li></ul>

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