Metric Prefixes & Symbols By Wey Ern Thoo
What is the metric system? <ul><li>The metric system is an international decimal system of measurement founded in 1791.  <...
<ul><li>We use prefixes in the metric system to obtain larger and smaller numbers from its base unit.  </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Commonly Used Metric Prefixes & Symbols Prefixes Symbols Factor Number Factor Word Kilo k 1,000 Thousand Hecto h 100 Hundr...
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Wey Ern: Metric Prefixes Symbols

  1. 1. Metric Prefixes & Symbols By Wey Ern Thoo
  2. 2. What is the metric system? <ul><li>The metric system is an international decimal system of measurement founded in 1791. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>We use prefixes in the metric system to obtain larger and smaller numbers from its base unit. </li></ul><ul><li>We use symbols in the metric system for representing greater and diminutive numerals. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefixes and symbols are both used to simplify bigger and littler numbers. </li></ul>Why Do We Use Prefixes & Symbols In The Metric System?
  4. 4. Commonly Used Metric Prefixes & Symbols Prefixes Symbols Factor Number Factor Word Kilo k 1,000 Thousand Hecto h 100 Hundred Deca da 10 Ten Deci d 0.1 Tenth Centi c 0.01 Hundredth Milli m 0.001 Thousandth

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