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March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015

Posted by **Meg** on Sunday, September 24, 2006 at 4:51pm.

kilo

hecto

deca

unit--meters, liters, grams, etc

deci

centi

milli

Here are the prefixes. Move the decimal one place to the left if we go UP the table and one place to the right if we go DOWN the table. 1,500 mL so we start at the bottom of the table. We move one place up to centi, another place to deci, and a third place to liters. So 1,500 mL moves the decimal three places to the left to convert to liters; therefore, 1,500 mL = 1.5 L. You do the math. Remember this aid for conversions. It is helpful.

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