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VIDEO CLIP
DID YOU KNOW?
that you can divide 1 meter
by exactly 10 equal parts
(10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm)

then make a cube (1000 cmณ)
of it to fill with water
and you will find that it
contains exactly 1 L (1 liter)
(1000 mL
) of water
and is the mass of exactly
1 kg (1 kilogram) (1000 g).
ALL SIMPLY
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WRONG!

L - is the SYMBOL for the VOLUME of
DERIVED UNIT
liter
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Prefix Symbols for milli, centi, kilo

TRUE or FALSE - Click One

 m - Symbol for the Prefix "milli"                 meaning 1000 times as much TRUE FALSE c - Symbol for the Prefix "centi"              meaning 1 one hundredth (0.01) TRUE FALSE k - Symbol for the Prefix "kilo"                  meaning 1000 times as much TRUE FALSE

Unit Symbols for meter, liter, kilogram
TRUE or FALSE - Click One
 m - Symbol for the Base Unit "meter" TRUE FALSE L - Symbol for the Derived Unit "liter" TRUE FALSE kg-Symbol for the Base Unit "milligram" TRUE FALSE

LEARNING SKILLS
FOR EVERYDAY USE IN AMERICA

Choose From the Following Subjects and Sub-Categories
 Everyday Metric Units Metric Prefixes Metric Symbols

LENGTH

VOLUME

MASS

meter

centimeter

millimeter

kilometer

liter

milliliter

kilogram

gram

milligram

tonne

TEMPERATURE

Inch-Pound System

The Metric System

## kilogram  kg

### milli  1 one thousandth (0.001) of the base or derived unit, or unit of measure use the  prefix milli (as in millimeter OR milliliter OR milligram)  centi 1 one hundredth (0.01)  of the base or derived unit, or unit of measure use the prefix centi (as in centimeter)  kilo 1000 times as much as the base or derived unit, or unit of measure use the prefix kilo (as in kilometer and kilogram)  (pronounced "KILL-oh-meet-ur" NOT "kill-AH-mit-ur")

WRITING IS EASY
Symbols like mL or mg or mm or kg or cm together
identify Prefix and everyday unit of measure.

 CLICK ON PICTURES FOR VIDEO LEARNING!   1 cmณ (1 cubic centimeter) filled with water contains exactly 1 mL (1 milliliter) and is the mass of exactly 1 g (1 gram)  "centimeters milliliters milligrams" VIDEO CLIP For most everyday experience Prefixes we use are milli, centi, and kilo
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