# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Metric Conversions
Biology Lab
9
Nursing
Not Applicable
03/03/2012

Term
 Metric Length
Definition
 Meter (m)   US Equivalent= 1.09 yards (39.4 inches)
Term
 Metric Volume
Definition
 Liter (l)   US Equivalent=1.06 quarts
Term
 Metric Mass
Definition
 Gram (g)   US Equivalent=.036 ounces (1/454 of a pound)
Term
 Metric Time
Definition
 Second(s)     US Equivalent=second
Term
 Length conversion from US to Metric units:   Inches x 2.54=centimeters   Inches x 25.4001=millmieters   Feet x .0048=meters   Feet per second x .305=meter per second   Miles x 1.6093=kilometers
Definition
 Length conversion from Metric to US units: Centimeters x .39370=inches Millimeters x .03937=inches Meters x 3.28080=feet Meter per second x 3.281 feet per second Kilometers x .6102=cubic inches
Term
 Area conversions from US to metric units   Pounds per square inch x .07=kilogram per square centimeter   Square inches x 6.4516=square centimeter   Square feet x .0929=square meter   Cubic feet x .0283=cubic meter   Cubic inches x 16.39=cubic centimeters
Definition
 Area conversions from US to metric units Kilogram per square centimeter x 14.223=pounds per square inch Square centimeter x .155=square inches Square meter x 10.764=square feet Cubic meter x 35.3144=cubic feet Cubic centimeters x .06102=cubic inches
Term
 Volume conversions from US to Metric   Gallons x 3.7854=liters
Definition
 Volume conversions from Metric to US   Liters x .2642=gallons
Term
 Mass conversions from US to Metric   Pounds x .4536=kilograms
Definition
 Mass conversions from Metric to US   Kilograms x 2.2046=pounds
Term
 Kilo=one thousand times greater than 1000; 1.0*103 Deca=ten times greater than 10; 1.0*102 Deci is one tenth; 1/10 or .1; 1.0*10-1 Centi is one hundreth; 1/100 or .01; 1.0*10-2 Milli is one thousandth; 1/1000 or .001; 1.0*10-3 Micro is one millionth; 1/1,000,000 or 1.0*10-6 Nano is one billionth; 1,000,000,000 or .000000001; 1.0*10-9
Definition
 Kilo= 1.0*103 Deca= 1.0*102 Deci is 1.0*10-1 Centi is .0*10-2 Milli is 1.0*10-3 Micro is 1.0*10-6 Nano is 1.0*10-9
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