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A unit of mass equal to the mass of 1 cubic centimeter of water at 4° C

gram


Prefix meaning onehundredth (.01)

centi


A measure equal to onehundredth of a meter

centimeter


A measure equal to one thousand grams

kilogram


Unit of measure equal to onetenth of a meter

decimeter


The basic measure of volume in the metric system

liter


A system of numeration that is based on units of ten

decimal system


An amount of surface

area


The metric system of measurements is based on the decimal.

true


If a meter stick is divided into ten equal parts, each part is called a:

decimeter


A reference point from which all other measurements are made is called a

starting point


The unit of measurement that Noah used to build the Ark was a

cubit


three standard units of the metric system

meter
liter kilogram 

The standard unit of mass is a

kilogram


A kilogram weighs (at the earth's surface, e.g., the grocery store) approximately:

2.2 pounds


The mass of an object is a measure of the amount of matter which it contains.

true


A balance is used to determine:

The mass of an object


When you place an object on a balance to determine its mass, you will balance the object by using:

standard units of mass


The mass of an object changes with its height above the ground.

false


The mass of an object is only affected by gravity.

false


Unit of measure of an area equal to 1 m by 1 m.

square meter


Unit of measure of an area equal to 1 km by 1 km.

square kilometer


All measurements are made by merely comparing the object to be measured with a known object which is called the_____ or reference

standard


About how many centimeters will make an inch?

2+


a diagram showing how one quantity depends on or changes with another quantity.

graph


a graph that uses rectangular bars to show the comparisons or relationships.

bar graph


a graph that divides up a circle to show the relationship of the parts.

pie chart


a graph in which points are plotted and then the points are joined with a line.

line graph
