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Chapter 1 Quiz #1
metric conversions & units of measurement
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Physics
01/24/2012

Term
 TIME
Definition
 second (s)
Term
 CENTI
Definition
 1/100 10^-2
Term
 LENGTH
Definition
 meter (m)
Term
 ELECTRIC CHARGE
Definition
 coulomb (C)
Term
 SPEED/VELOCITY
Definition
 meter per second (m/s)
Term
 ELECTRICAL POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE
Definition
 VOLT (V) (W/A)
Term
 ACCELERATION
Definition
 meter per second squares (m/s^2)
Term
 VOLUME
Definition
 cubic meter (m^3)
Term
 PRESSURE
Definition
 PASCAL Pa (N/m^2) force/area
Term
 KILO
Definition
 1000 10^3
Term
 AREA
Definition
 square meter (m^2)
Term
 MASS
Definition
 kilogram (kg)
Term
 AMOUNT OF A SUBSTANCE
Definition
 mole (mol)
Term
 ELECTRIC RESISTANCE
Definition
 OHM (V/A) Ω
Term
 FREQUENCY
Definition
 HERTZ (Hz) (s^-1)
Term
 LUMINOUS INTENSITY
Definition
 CANDELA (Cd)
Term
 FORCE
Definition
 NEWTON (N)
Term
 THERMODYNAMIC TEMPERATURE
Definition
 KELVIN (K) 0K= Absolute 0
Term
 POWER
Definition
 WATT (W) (J/s)
Term
 ENERGY
Definition
 JOULE (J) (N x m) force x distance
Term
 MILLI
Definition
 1/1000 10^-3
Term
 ELECTRIC CURRENT
Definition
 Ampere (A)
Term
 CAPACITANCE
Definition
Term
 volume of a sphere
Definition
 (4/3) pie r^2
Term
 volume of a cyclinder
Definition
 pie r^2(h)
Term
 volume of a cube
Definition
 s^3
Term
 area of a square
Definition
 l x w or s^2
Term
 area of a circle
Definition
 pie r^2
Term
 lateral area of a cyclinder
Definition
 2pie rh
Term
 area of a cube
Definition
 6(s)^2
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