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# Study Guide Questions

1.     The metric system was introduced by which country? a.) England b.) France c.) Australia d.) Germany
2.     The United States is the only country in the world that has not fully adopted the metric system.True or false?
3.     Name four commonly used basic units of measurement in the metric system.
4.     What are six common prefixes that are used in the metric system?
5.     The prefixes are all units of what number?
6.     What is the difference between mass and weight?
7.     Which is the most reasonable estimate for the width of a dime? a.) one centimeter b.) one millimeter c.) one dekameter
8.     How many degrees Celsius are between the temperature of frozen water and boiling water?
9.     Which unit is larger, a centimeter or a meter?
10.     In converting centimeters to meters, would you multiply or divide? Why?
11.     How many meters are in 600 centimeters?
12.     Which expression is correctly written? Why? a). 5000 km b.) 5,000 km
13.     Which of these makes correct use of the hyphen? Why? a.) the doorway is 3-meters wide b.) the doorway is 3-m wide
14.     Which of the following is correct? Why? a.) CG b.) cg c.) Cg d.) cG
15.     Which of the following is correct? a.) kl b.) kL c.) ml d.) cL e.) all of the above f.) none of the above
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