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Common Units of Measure

Common Units of Measure

Author: Snappy Cappie
Description:

1) Introduce base and derived units of measurement.
2) Explain the need to express measurements in terms of a symbol, a magnitude, and a unit.
3) Explain the utility of the metric system.
4) Explain the utility of metric prefixes.
5) Show 10 examples of metric prefixes.
6) Gain experience interpretting prefixes.

This slideshow walks the learner through the value/extent/use of the metric system and how to express measured quantities. It also explains how to interpret some basic prefixes.

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