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A unit of mass equal to the mass of 1 cubic centimeter of water at 4° C
gram
Prefix meaning one-hundredth (.01)
centi-
A measure equal to one-hundredth of a meter
centimeter
A measure equal to one thousand grams
kilogram
Unit of measure equal to one-tenth 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