# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Ultrasound Physics
Chapter 1 Units and Measurement
18
Physics
Professional
04/25/2013

Term
 109
Definition
 giga   G   billion
Term
 106
Definition
 mega   M   million
Term
 103
Definition
 kilo   k   thousand
Term
 102
Definition
 hecto   h   hundred
Term
 101
Definition
 deca   da   ten
Term
 10-1
Definition
 deci   d   tenth
Term
 10-2
Definition
 centi   c   hundredth
Term
 10-3
Definition
 milli   m   thousandth
Term
 10-6
Definition
 micro   μ   millionth
Term
 10-9
Definition
 nano   n   billionth
Term
 Typical dimensional units for   Length?
Definition
 cm, feet   (distance, circumference - length of a circle's border)
Term
 Typical dimensional units for   Area?
Definition
 cm2, ft2   (an ellipse can be used to measure area)   Area=(r1· r2)π
Term
 Typical dimensional units for   Volume?
Definition
 cm3, ft3   Hint: Dunking an object in water and measuring the displaced water can measure its volume
Term
 How many hertz is 3MHz?   a. 3,000,000 b. 3,000 c. 333 d. 0.003
Definition
 a. 3,000,000
Term
 How much bigger is a billion than a million?   a. 10 X b. 100 X c. 1,000 X d. 500 X
Definition
 c. 1,000 X
Term
 How many milliliters are contained in a jar filled with 5 liters of fluid?   a. 5 b. 5,000 c. 500 d. 0.005
Definition
 b. 5,000
Term
 How many liters are in 80ml of fluid?   a. 8 b. 80 c. 0.008 d. 0.080
Definition
 d. 0.080
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