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Q. All of the following are SI base units of measurement, EXCEPT:A. meterB. gramC. secondD. kelvinE. mole

Solved • Sep 15, 2019

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Q. 8.2 kilogram(s) contains this many grams.

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. A metric unit for length is

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. The mass of a proton is 1.67 × 10-27 kg. What is the mass of a proton in milligrams?A) 1.67 × 10-27 mg B) 1.67 × 10-18 mg C) 1.67 × 10-21 mg D) 1.6...

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. How many nanograms (ng) are in one picogram (pg)?A. 0.001B. 1000C. 0.01D. 100E. 10

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. 25 mm is equal to how many cm?

Solved • Aug 7, 2019

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Q. Identify the power of ten that defines each of these prefixesnano-kilo-centi-micro-milli-mega-

Solved • Aug 5, 2019

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Q. How many picograms are in 1 mg?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What SI units are used for measuring the following quantities? For derived units, express your answers in terms of the seven fundamental units.Temp...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What is the difference between a cubic decimeter (SI)‎ and a liter (metric)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Which of the following quantities represents a volume measurement?15 m2; 2.5 x 102 m3; 5.77 L/s?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. In the year 2012, an estimated amount of 31.6 billion metric tons (1 metric ton = 1000 kg) of carbon dioxide (CO2) was emitted worldwide due to fos...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Give the derived SI units for each of the following quantities in base SI units:force = mass × acceleration

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What type of quantity (for example, length, volume, density) do the following units indicate.mL

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?d

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?k

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?m

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?p

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?P

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. The average thickness of a human hair is about 100 microns (µm).Convert the measurement to an SI unit.

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. The average thickness of a human hair is about 100 microns (m).The distance between the Earth and the Sun is 149,600,000 km.Convert the measurement...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. The average thickness of a human hair is about 100 microns (m).Write it without using scientific notation.

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Perform each unit conversion.28.9 nm to µmmu { m m}

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Convert 1285 cm2 to m2.

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. A modest-sized house has an area of 205 m2 .What is its area in km2?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Perform each unit conversion.1898 mg to kg

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Perform each unit conversion.198 km to cm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What prefix multiplier is appropriate for reporting a measurement of 5.57 x 10-5 m?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. What is the standard SI base unit of length?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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Q. Perform each of the following conversions.b. 2.41 x 102 cm to meters

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Give the name and symbol of the prefixes used with SI units to indicate multiplication by the following exact quantities.(d) 10−3

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Give the name and symbol of the prefixes used with SI units to indicate multiplication by the following exact quantities.(c) 0.1

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Indicate the SI base units or derived units that are appropriate for the following measurements:(g) the maximum temperature at the South Pole on Ap...

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Complete the following conversions between SI units.(h) 1738 km = ________ m

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Use scientific (exponential) notation to express the following quantities in terms of the SI base units in Table 1.3:(c) 5.23 pm

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. If an aspirin tablet contains 325 mg aspirin, how many grams of aspirin does it contain?

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. The average radius of a molecule of lysozyme, an enzyme in tears, is 1430 pm. What is its radius in nanometers (nm)?

Solved • Oct 9, 2018

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Q. Question 6How many cm3 are contained in 3.77 x 104 mm3? (i) 3.77 x 1020 cm3 (ii) 3.77 x 104 m3 (iii) 3.77 x 106 m3 (iv) 3.77 x 101 cm3 (v) 3.77 x 1...

Solved • Sep 11, 2018

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Q. A newborn is 18 in. in length and weighs 8 lb 13 oz. Describe the baby in metric units. Be sure to answer all parts.Enter your answer in scientific...

Solved • Sep 7, 2018

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Q. The radius of a lead atom is 175 pm. How many lead atoms would have to be laid side by side to span a distance of 2.37 mm?

Solved • Sep 6, 2018

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Q. Calculate the volume of liquid in the round flask sketched below. Give your answer in milliliters, and round to the nearest 0.1 mL.

Solved • Sep 5, 2018

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Q. Calculate the volume of liquid in the test tube sketched below. Give your answer in milliliters, and round to the nearest 0.1 mL.

Solved • Sep 5, 2018

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Q. Which is the correct proportionality factor relating pg (picogram) and g? (a) 109 pg/1 g(b) 1 pg/1012 g (c) 1015 pg = 1 mg (d) 1012 pg/1 g

Solved • Aug 23, 2018

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Q. By what power of ten is a cubic kilometer greater than a cubic meter? A. 3 B. 9 C. 4 D. 8 E. 6

Solved • Aug 23, 2018

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Q. Which of the following is an SI unit? (a) Liter (b) Calorie (c) Gram (d) Meter

Solved • Aug 23, 2018

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Q. Convert the following measurement

Solved • Aug 23, 2018

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Q. How many mg does a 433 kg sample contain? (a) 4.33 x 10-4 mg (b) 0 4.33 x 107 mg (c) 4.33 x 10-3 mg (d) 0 4.33 x 106 mg (e) 4.33 x 108 mg

Solved • Aug 23, 2018

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Q. A dose of medication was prescribed to be 35 microliters. Which of the following expresses that volume in centiliters? 1) 3.5' 105 cL 2) 3.5' 10-4 ...

Solved • Aug 22, 2018

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Q. The average distance from Earth to the Sun is 150 megameters. What is that distance in meters? 1) 1.5' 108 m 2) 1.5' 103 m 3) 1.5' 106 m 4) 1.5' 10...

Solved • Aug 22, 2018

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Q. Carry out the following conversions from one metric unit of mass to another.

Solved • Aug 14, 2018

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Q. Convert 8.61 x 10-3 m to the equivalent length in nanometers. 

Solved • Aug 14, 2018

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Q. A student sets up the following equation to convert a measurement. (The ? stands for a number the student is going to calculate.) Fill in the missi...

Solved • Jul 16, 2018

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Q. Which metric prefix stands for 10-9?a. centi-b. milli-c. pico-d. micro-e. nano-

Solved • Jun 8, 2018

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Q. For light with a wavelength of 3.60 μm, calculate the corresponding wavenumber value.

Solved • Jun 5, 2018

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Q. How many 150-mg aspirin tablets can be made from 15.0 kg of aspirin? a. 100,000 b. 1,000,000c. 10000d. 10,000 e. 10,000,000

Solved • Mar 15, 2018

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Q. Which of the following sets of units is not in the order of increasing size? a. mg < g < kg b. uL < mL < L c. ns < ms < s d. ...

Solved • May 26, 2017

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Q. How many milligrams of sodium sulfate are equivalent to 0.0562 kg?a. 5.62 x 10-2 mgb. 5.62 x 104 mgc. 56.2 mgd. 5.62 x 1010 mge. 5.62 x 107 mg

Solved • May 26, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is the smallest mass? a. 1000 g b. 1000 ng c. 1000 mg d. 1000 kg e. 1000 ug

Solved • May 26, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is the largest mass?a. 1000 gb. 1000 ngc. 1000 mgd. 1000 kge. 1000 ug

Solved • May 26, 2017

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Q. Which statemnent below is correct? a. 100 mL = 1L b. 10 mm = 1 cm c. 150 g is greater than 0.150 kg d. 1 microsecond =  106 seconds e. all the...

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. One-thousandth of a micrometer is a? a. picometer b. meter c. millimeter d. nanometer e. kilometer  

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. Convert 5 μm to meters. A) 5 × 10 -3 m B) 5 × 10 -6 m C) 5 × 10 -9 m D) 5 × 10 6 m

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. The mass of a proton is 1.67 × 10 -27 kg. What is the mass of a proton in nanograms?A) 1.67 × 10 -12 ngB) 1.67 × 10 -18 ngC) 1.67 × 10 -15 ngD) 1.6...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Convert 15 m3 to liters. A) 1.5 L           B) 1.5 × 10 2 L                   C) 1.5 × 10 -2 L           D) 1.5 × 10 4 L

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Convert 100 cm3 to m3. A) 1 × 10 -4 m 3            B) 1 × 10 8 m 3              C) 1 × 10 4 m 3              D) 1 × 10 0 m 3

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Convert 2.45 x 10-3 km to cm

Solved • Sep 7, 2016

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Q. The dimensions of an ameoba are approximately 87 um. Express this length in Mm. a. 8.7 x 10-11 Mmb. 8.7 x 1019 Mmc. 8.7 x 107 Mmd. 8.7 x 10-5 Mme. ...

Solved • Aug 23, 2016

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Q. The radius of a helium atom 31.4 pm. What is the thickness in Gm? a. 3.14 x 1022 b. 0.0314 c. 3.14 x 10 -17 d. 3.14 x 10 4 e. 3.14 x 10-20

Solved • Aug 23, 2016

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Q. A number expressed to 10 -6 s, relate to which of the following units? a. micro seconds b. nano seconds c. kilo seconds d. milli seconds e. gi...

Solved • Aug 22, 2016

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Q. f. How many picograms are in one microgram?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. e. How many microliters are in one milliliter?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. d. How many liters are in 8.0 cubic decimeters?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. c. How many kilograms are in 25 femtograms?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. b. How many nanometers are in 6.50 x 10 2 terameters?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. a. How many kilograms are in one teragram?

Solved • Jul 18, 2016

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Jul 4, 2016

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Jul 4, 2016

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Jul 4, 2016

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Q. Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the information on the back inside cover, write down the conversion factors needed to conv...

Solved • Jul 4, 2016

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Q. In the year 2011, an estimated amount of 35 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) was emitted worldwide due to fossil fuel combustion and cement pro...

Solved • Jun 30, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (g) 1.84 x 102 cm. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (f) 1.34 x 10-3 m. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (e) 15.7 x 103 g. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: ( d ) 16.7 x 106 s. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: ( c ) 1.85 x 10-12 m. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: ( b ) 4.7 x 10-6 g. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (a) 2.3 x 10-10 L. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use apprapriate metrie prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (g) 6.54 x 109 fs. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents:  (f) 3.5 x 10-10 g. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (e) 12.5 x 10-8 kg. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (d) 4.23 x 10-9 m3.

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (c) 9.5 x 10-4 m. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents:  (b) 6.5 x 10-6 s.

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents: (a) 6.35 x 10- 2 L. 

Solved • Jun 29, 2016

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Q. Identify each of the following as measurements of length, area, volume, mass, density, time, or temperature: (a) 25 ps. [Section 1.4] 

Solved • Jun 28, 2016

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Q. Express the quantity 556.2 X 10 -12 s in each unit.  a. ms b. ns c. ps d. fs

Solved • May 20, 2016

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Q. Express the quantity 254,998 m in each unit. a. km b. Mm c. mm d. cm

Solved • May 20, 2016

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Q. Complete the table:2 .554 mg/mL =   ________g/L =   _______µg/mL 

Solved • May 20, 2016