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Posted by **Laruen** on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:40pm.

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:41pmthis is 7th grade science for other teachers if you dont know what grade im in

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:41pmalso im in regents

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:44pm - Science -
**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:52pmAny unit of length gives a corresponding unit of volume, namely the volume of a cube whose side has the given length. For example, a cubic centimetre (cm3) would be the volume of a cube whose sides are one centimetre (1 cm) in length.

In the International System of Units (SI), the standard unit of volume is the cubic metre (m3). The metric system also includes the litre (L) as a unit of volume, where one litre is the volume of a 10-centimetre cube. Thus

1 litre = (10 cm)3 = 1000 cubic centimetres = 0.001 cubic metres,

so

1 cubic metre = 1000 litres.

Small amounts of liquid are often measured in millilitres, where

1 millilitre = 0.001 litres = 1 cubic centimetre.

Various other traditional units of volume are also in use, including the cubic inch, the cubic foot, the cubic mile, the teaspoon, the tablespoon, the fluid ounce, the fluid dram, the gill, the pint, the quart, the gallon, the minim, the barrel, the cord, the peck, the bushel, and the hogshead.

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i read it but didnt said COMMON UNIT

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:53pmThe common unit is the standard unit.

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:54pmi'll check in my notes AGAIN 2 check to see if i can find the answer

the you can check it for me

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:54pmok

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:58pmhere's my answer

The common SI unit for volume is cubic metre (m3).

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:04pmis my answer is correct ???

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:10pmYes.

That's in the quote you posted above.

"In the International System of Units (SI), the standard unit of volume is the cubic metre (m3)."

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**Laruen**, Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:49pmOk

thank you :)

Good Nite :)

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**DrBob222**, Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 1:22amFrankly, I wonder exactly what the word common SI unit means? In my opinion, it's either an SI unit or it isn't. There are seven BASE units in the SI system and there is no volume listed. Then the SI system uses those seven base units to derive other units for the SI system. See

http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html

for the 12 derived units, such as area (in meters squared, volume in meters cubed etc). Finally, there is a list of units OUTSIDE THE SI SYSTEM that are accepted to be used with the SI system, such as minute, hour, day, liter, metric ton, bel, electron volt, etc. It's safe to say that the standard unit of volume in the SI system is the cubic meter. I don't know if that is the same as the common unit or not.