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Author:
Sarah Kummeth

-Learn units of measurement from the metric system and their scientific notation

-Learn what the standard units of measure are

-Learn what common prefixes for measurements are

In this packet you will learn what to use from the metric system to measure various items. You will also learn what common prefixes do to the standard units of measurement from the metric system as well as the way of writing these prefixes in standard notation.

Tutorial

**Length, Mass and Volume Units:**

**METER**- used for measuring length

**KILOGRAM**- used for measuring mass

**LITER**- used for measuring volume of liquids

**How much of a Unit?:**

**DECI-** one tenth

**CENTI-** one hundreth

**MILLI-** one thousandth

**MICRO-** one millionth

**NANO- **one billionth

**DECA- **ten

**HECTO-** one hundred

**KILO-** one thousand

**MEGA-** one million

**GIGA-** one billion