Module 2 Pretest Homework Packet

Part D: Metric System Basic Units/Numerical Prefixes        5 points

Fill in the blank with the proper basic unit or metric prefix, then in the parenthesis put the unit’s or prefix’s abbreviation (Use table from Chapter 3):

__meter_______( m )   1. Basic unit of length in the metric system

__Liter________( L )    2. Basic unit of volume in the metric system

__gram_______ ( g )    3.  Basic unit of mass in the metric system (not SI: SI: kilogram)

__milli________( m )    4. Metric prefix which means 1/1000 of a unit

__kilo________( k  )     5. Metric prefix which means 1000 units

__centi_______( c  )     6. Metric prefix which means 1/100 of a unit

__deci_______ ( d  )     7.  Metric prefix which means 1/10 of a unit

__Mega______(  M )     8.  Metric prefix which means 1,000,000 units

__micro______(  µ  )    9.  Metric prefix which means 1/1000000 ( 10-6) of a unit

__nano______(  n  )   10. Metric Prefix which means 1/1000000000 ( 10-9) of a unit

__ Giga ____    ( G )    11. Metric Prefix which means 1,000,000,000 ( 109) units

Bonus ½ point each state

___pico___(   p  )  Metric Prefix which means 1/1000000000000 ( 10-12) of a unit

__Tera____(   T  )  Metric prefix which means 1,000,000,000,000 ( 1012) units

Metric Prefix Table:

Metric System Animation:

Additional Homework (not required) for your practice:

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