Metric Prefixes are “labels” that can be placed in front of base units.
Metric Prefixes Example 1
Which quantity in the following pair is smaller?
Use the prefix multipliers to express each measurement without any exponents.
a) 32 x 10-13 L
b) 7.3 x 106 g
c) 18.5 x 1011 s
Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only the base unit.
a) 83 µm
b) 193 kg
c) 2.7 mmol
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