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• ﻿Metric System
• ﻿Metric System
• Hi class, today we will learn about the metric system.﻿
• ﻿What is the metric system?
• The metric system is a system used to measure﻿ length, weight, or mass. It is commonly used in science and math.
• ﻿Metric System
• ﻿Metric System
• ﻿How does it work?
• There is Kilo=1,000, Hecto=100, Deca=10, Then, there is the Base unit=1, after that is Deci=0.1, Centi=0.01, and last is Milli=0.001
• ﻿Metric System
• ﻿Metric System
• Well, there are many steps to the metric system and their values﻿
• When you move to the value on the right, you multiple by 10 each time. When you move to the value on the left, you divide by 10 each time.
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• ﻿Kilo Hecto Deca Base Deci Centi Milli
• ﻿Yes, go-ahead Peter, ﻿ Now that you know the values we need to learn to convert them
• Can I use the bathroom?﻿
• Convert 1,000 kilograms to milligrams. Multiply by 6. Answer=1,000000,000 Milligram
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• ﻿Kilo Hecto Deca Base Deci Centi Milli
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• ﻿Lets do an example problem
• When you move to the value on the right, you multiple by 10 each time. When you move to the value on the left, you divide by 10 each time.
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• ﻿Kilo Hecto Deca Base Deci Centi Milli
• ﻿Yes, go-ahead Peter, ﻿ Now that you know the values we need to learn to convert them
• Can I use the bathroom?﻿
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