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#### Q. Convert 2.942x10-4 kilometers to millimeters.a. 2.942x10-2 mmb. 2.942x104 mmc. 2.942x102 mmd. 2.942x101 mm

Solved • Feb 5, 2021

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#### Q. Which of the following is equivalent to 6.39 kg?a. 6390 gb. 6390 mgc. 63.9 mgd. 0.639 mge. 0.0639 g

Solved • Feb 5, 2021

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#### Q. The factor 10-3 corresponds to which prefix in the SI system? A) kiloB) deciC) milliD) centi

Solved • Jan 27, 2021

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#### Q. Part B. The conversion factor relating feet to meters is 1 ft = 0.305 m. Keep in mind that when using conversion factors, you want to make sure tha...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

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#### Q. Which of the following weights would you expect to be suitable for weighing on an ordinary bathroom scale?a. 5.5 × 108 dgb. 2.0 × 107 mgc. 5 × 10 4...

Solved • Jun 29, 2020

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#### Q. Suppose that you measure a pen to be 10.5 cm long. Convert this to meters.

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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#### Q. How many cm^3 are contained in 3.77 x 10^4 mm^3A. 3.77 x 10^4 cm^3B. 3.77 x 10^1 cm^3C. 3.77 x 10^-10 cm^3D. 3.77 x 10^20 cm^3E. 3.77 x 10^6 cm^3

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. 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. Carry out the following conversions.How large in square meters is the land area of Australia (2941526 mi2)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. How many picograms are in 1 mg?

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. A 12-inch pizza has an area of 113.097 square inches (in2). What is the area in units of cm2? (1 inch = 2.54 cm, exactly)

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. How many g are there in 6 mg.

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. An atom of rhodium (Rh) has a diameter of about 2.7 x 10–8 cm. What is the radius of a rhodium atom in angstroms (Å)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. An atom of rhodium (Rh) has a diameter of about 2.7x10-8 cm.What is the radius of a rhodium atom in meters (m)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Perform the following conversions.0.03500 ft3 to cm3.

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Carry out the following conversions.1.935 m3 to yd3

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. The Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida has a volume of 3,666,500 m3. Convert this volume to liters and express the re...

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. You may want to reference (Pages 29 - 33) Section 1.7 while completing this problem.Using your knowledge of metric units, English units, and the in...

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 make...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 17 - 23) Section 1.5 while completing this problem.Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurem...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use appropriate metric prefixes to write the following measurements without use of exponents.1.84 x 102 m

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?c

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?f

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?μmu

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?k

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. What exponential notation do the following abbreviations represent?n

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).Write it with an appropriate prefix on a base 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. A bedroom has a volume of 116 m3 .What is its volume in cubic kilometers (km3)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. A bedroom has a volume of 116 m3 .What is its volume in decimeters cubed (dm3)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. A bedroom has a volume of 116 m3 .What is its volume in centimeters cubed (cm3)?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each of the following quantities with only the base units (no prefix multipliers).5.6 ns

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each of the following quantities with only the base units (no prefix multipliers).16 fs

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each of the following quantities with only the base units (no prefix multipliers).147 pm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each of the following quantities with only the base units (no prefix multipliers).36 m

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. Perform each unit conversion.1211 Tm to Gm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Complete the following conversions.251 km/s = _______ cm/s

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Complete the following conversions.1305 g/L = _______ g/mL

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. You may want to reference (Pages 14 - 20) Section 1.6 while completing this problem.Complete the following conversions.626 mK/s = _______ K/s

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use prefix multipliers to express each measurement without exponents.34.6 105 g

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use prefix multipliers to express each measurement without exponents.17.3 10-10 s

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use prefix multipliers to express each measurement without exponents.27.7 1011 m

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use prefix multipliers to express each measurement without exponents.80.8 10-7 L  m L

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers).46 L

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers).351 Mm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers).151 Tg

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers).5.1 cg

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Convert 1285 cm2 to m2.

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use the prefix multipliers to express each of the following measurements without exponents.1.2 x 10-3 m

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use the prefix multipliers to express each of the following measurements without exponents.22 x 10-3 s

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use the prefix multipliers to express each of the following measurements without exponents.1.5 x 103 g

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Use the prefix multipliers to express each of the following measurements without exponents.3.5 x 103 L

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Perform each of the following conversions.3.16 kg to g

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. A modest-sized house has an area of 205 m2 .What is its area in dm2?

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. A modest-sized house has an area of 205 m2 .What is its area in cm2?

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. Complete the following table:(a) 1245 kg1.245 x 106 g1.245 x 109 mg(b) 515 km_______ dm________ cm(c) 122.355 s_______ ms________ ks(d) 3.345 kJ___...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Complete the following table:(a) 1245 kg1.245 1061.245 109(b) 515 km_______ dm________ cm(c) 122.355 s_______ ms________ ks(d) 3.345 kJ_______ J___...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Complete the following table:(a) 1245 kg1.245 1061.245 109(b) 515 km_______ dm________ cm(c) 122.355 s_______ ms________ ks(d) 3.345 kJ_______ J___...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Complete the following table:(a) 1245 kg1.245 1061.245 109(b) 515 km_______ dm________ cm(c) 122.355 s_______ ms________ ks(d) 3.345 kJ_______ J___...

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 255002 m in each of the following.km

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 255002 m in each of the following.Mm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 255002 m in each of the following.mm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 255002 m in each of the following.cm

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 5.500×10−10 s in each unit.ms

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 5.500×10−10 s in each unit.ns

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 5.500×10−10 s in each unit.ps

Solved • Oct 25, 2018

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#### Q. Express the quantity 5.500×10−10 s in each unit.fs

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 are prefix multipliers? Check all that apply.a) duxb) milli c) genu d) femto e) tetra f) kilo

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. 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 area of a telescope lens is 7903 mm 2. What is the area in square feet (ft 2)?

Solved • Oct 9, 2018