What (metric) units are used for mass measurements?

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  1. Mathematics

    What metric unit would you use to measure the length of 1.a cell phone 2.a basketball court 3.a telephone pole What metric unit would you use to measure the mass of 1.a kitten 2.an orange 3.a bee 4.a horse

  2. Chemistry

    It is estimated that uranium is relatively common in the earth’s crust, occurring in amounts of 4 g/metric ton. A metric ton is 1000 kg. At this concentration, what mass of uranium is present in 1.0 mg of the earth’s crust?

  3. science

    why do scientists use the international system of units(SI)? a) because the SI is based on the metric system b) because the tools scientists use only measures in SI units c) so they can communicate their results without confusion d) so all scientist are

  4. Physics

    A heavy rainstorm dumps 1.0 cm of rain on a city 8 km wide and 9 km long in a 2 hour period. How many metric tons (1 metric ton = 10^3 kg) of water fell on the city? (1 cm^3 of water has a mass of 1g = 10^-3 kg) What I have thus far: 72 km^2 x (1E^10

  5. science

    bornite(Cu3FeS3)is copper ore used in the production of copper.when heated,the following reaction occurs.2CuFeS3(s)+7oxygen(g)=6Cu(s)+2FeO(s)+6SO2(g)..IF 3.88 metric tons of bornite is reacted with excess oxygen and the process has 75.6 percent yield of

  6. Science

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  7. earth

    #37 whenever scientist carefully measure any quantity many times they expect that: a. all the measurements will be exactly the same b. only two of the measurements will be exactly the same c. all but one of the measurements will be exactly the same d. the

  8. Biology -- metric

    Which statement best describes the significance of the number 10 in the metric system? The system is used by 10 countries There are 10 metric prefixes There are 10 base units The system is based on multiples of 10. * my answer How many places would the

  9. Science

    A student measures the mass of a paper clip. The student’s data table is shown below. The accepted value for the paper clip’s mass is 1.14 g. Trial 1, 2.45 g Trial 2, 2.40 g Trial 3, 2.42 g Which of the following describes the student’s measurements?

  10. MATH

    In metric units what is the thickness of a dime, the width of a little finger, and the length of one big step?

  11. Mathematics

    What metric units of mass are used to measure the following : a. Grasshopper b. Mouse c. Truck d. Dog

  12. story problem

    The mass of Pluto is about 1.31 x 10^19 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Pluto is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. Is this correct? 1.53x10^8

  13. chemistry

    B. Everyone knows that water is supposed to boil at 100° C. Why did your water sample boil at a different temperature? C. While heating two different samples of water at sealevel, one boils at 102o C and one boils at 99.2o C. Calculate the percent error

  14. Mathematics

    Can you help me estimate in suitable metric units the length of a fly

  15. chemistry

    Bornite (Cu3FeS3) is a copper ore used in the production of copper. When heated, the following reaction occurs. 2 Cu3FeS3(s) + 7 O2(g) 6 Cu(s) + 2 FeO(s) + 6 SO2(g) If 3.88 metric tons of bornite is reacted with excess O2 and the process has an 75.6% yield

  16. college math

    The mass of Saturn is about 5.688 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Saturn is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about ----- times the

  17. Programming

    How would the flow charts and pseudocode look for this? The Metric Conversion application is a menu-driven program. First, the program displays a Main Menu that states the purpose of the program and allows the user to select one of five metric system

  18. Science-8th Grade

    5. Volume is an object is how much ________ it takes up. 6. When we measure the temperature of an object in the metric system, we use _______ 7. Scientist say that measuring mass of an object means measuring how much matter something has. What is matter?

  19. math

    THE MASS OF THE SUN IS ABOUT 10^27 METRIC TONS , OR 10^30 KILOGRAMS . HOW MANY KILOGRAMS ARE IN ONE METRIC TON ?

  20. Mathematics

    What metric unit would you use to measure the length of 1.a cell phone 2.a basketball court 3.a telephone pole What metric unit would you use to measure the mass of 1.a kitten 2.an orange 3.a bee 4.a horse

  21. Algebra

    what are the appropriate metric units for measuring Bryce Canyon National Park

  22. math 115

    What units in the metric system would you use to measure each of the following quantities?= The United States emitted 19.5 million t of nitrogen oxides (NO) into the atmosphere in 1987. One metric ton (1 t) equals 1,000 kg. How many kilograms of NO were

  23. science

    Which of the following is not an advantage of the International System of Units ( the metric system ) A. Having all the scientists in the world use one system makes it easier to communicate results B. The metric units for mass, volume, and length can all

  24. math

    I need help. I have information on the metric system. I have to list things at home and grocery store that display metric units. I don't know if I quite understand. I am trying to understand the reason behind my answer. The metric units and measurements

  25. math

    how do you calculate metric surfaces? not sure what you mean. are you finding areas of surfaces that have metric units? are you converting between units of area in the metric system? give a specific example or problem.

  26. Metric System

    I have two queations that have to do with the metric system: 1- What connections can you identify between the metric units for length and volume? 2- Why is it difficult to convert miles to yrads or feet? Thanks in advance for your help! 1- What connections

  27. science

    Chapter 1 & 2 Review Questions 1. Compare and Contrast the two main branches of physical science. 2. Distinguish between scientific laws and scientific theories. 3. Describe the steps of the scientific method. 4. Explain the objective of a consistent

  28. math

    Which of the images above represent a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem? Explain your choice, and then explain how the figure proves the Pythagorean Theorem. Figure A: Leg a= 9 units (length) Leg b= 36 units (bottom) Leg c= 64 units (diagonal length) Figure

  29. chem

    A particular coal contains 2.55% sulfur by mass. When the coal is burned, it produces SO2 emissions which combine with rainwater to produce sulfuric acid. Determine how much sulfuric acid (in metric tons) is produced by the combustion of 1.1 metric ton of

  30. Science/Math

    7. A student measures the mass of a paper clip. The student’s data table is shown below. The accepted value for the paper clip’s mass is 1.14 g. Trial # Mass 1 2.45 g 2 2.40 g 3 2.42 g Which of the following best describes the student’s measurements?

  31. algebra

    the mass of mars is about 6.421x10^2 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of mars is the mass of the sun? Give your answer in scientific notation. I came up with 1 where do I keep going wrong?

  32. algebra

    The mass of jupiter is about 1.900*10^24 metric tons.The mass of the sun is about 1.998*10^27 metric tons.about how many times the mass of jupiter is the mass of the sun?give answer in scientific notation.

  33. math

    The mass of neptune is about 1.03 x 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of neptune is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation.

  34. algebra word problem

    The mass of Saturn is about 5.688 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Saturn is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about ----- times the

  35. CHemisty

    Taking the mass of the atmosphere to be 5.7E15 metric tons, what mass of carbon must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 150ppm by volume (in metric tons)? what equations do i use?

  36. algebra 2

    The mass of Saturn is about 5.688 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Saturn is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about ----- times the

  37. chemistry

    Taking the mass of the atmosphere to be 6.0E15 metric tons, what mass of carbon must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 110ppm by volume (in metric tons)?

  38. Chemistry

    Taking the mass of the atmosphere to be 4.6E15 metric tons, what mass of carbon must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 130ppm by volume (in metric tons)?

  39. Chemistry

    Taking the mass of the atmosphere to be 6.0E15 metric tons, what mass of carbon must be burned in order to increase the average carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere by 110ppm by volume (in metric tons)?

  40. math

    The mass of Mars is about 421x10^20 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Mars is the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about....times the mass of mars.

  41. Chemistry (Check)

    Completion 1)Metric 2)Five 3)Meter 4) 5)Weight The International System of Units (SI) is a revision of the ___1____ system. There are __2____ SI base units. In SI, the base unit of length is the ___3____. The Space taken up by a cube that is 10cm on each

  42. history ish

    The U.S is the only country currently not using the metric system as its primary system of measurement. Imagine uou have been appointed to the Board in the US Trade and Commerce department that is trying to rewrite the metric conversion act of 1975 in

  43. math

    Posted by mota on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 3:34am. THE MASS OF THE SUN IS ABOUT 10^27 METRIC TONS , OR 10^30 KILOGRAMS . HOW MANY KILOGRAMS ARE IN ONE METRIC TON ? ----------------------------- math - drwls 1000. ----------------------------- explain

  44. justice

    No clue where to start with this...if someone can just help me setup these problems or assist in any way that would be great. 1. d=2.507 g/1.22 mL = 2.054918033 g mL^-1 explain how both the rules for significant figures and the random error calculation

  45. chemistry

    No clue where to start with this...if someone can just help me setup these problems or assist in any way that would be great. 1. d=2.507 g/1.22 mL = 2.054918033 g mL^-1 explain how both the rules for significant figures and the random error calculation

  46. Science

    A student measures the mass of a paper clip. The student’s data table is shown below. The accepted value for the paper clip’s mass is 1.14 g. Trial 1 - 2.45 g Trial 2 - 2.40 g Trial 3 - 2.42 g Which of the following describes the student’s

  47. Math

    Complete the following statement in the best way: Before you can solve any formula for area or volume, you must be sure that all your measurements are in the same __________. a. number of digits b. proportion c. decimal value d. Units I believe it is UNITS

  48. AP Physics

    When traveling a highway in the mountains, you may see elevation signs that read "914 m (3000 ft)". Critics of the metric system claimt hat such numbers show the metric system is more complicated. How would you alter such signs to be more consistent with a

  49. Physics

    A cannon is mounted on a railway flatcar, the muzzle elevated to 31.4° and pointed in the direction of the track. The cannon fires a 1.10-metric-ton projectile at 1.10 km/s. (a) If the flatcar and cannon together have a mass of 36.0 metric tons (not

  50. chemistry

    1. A student reported the mass of 10 glass beads as 2.507 +- 0.015g. What should the student report as the mass of one bead? Explain your answer 2. A student reported the density of 10 glass beads as 2.05 +- .034 g mL^-1. What should the student report as

  51. Physics

    Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  52. science

    A list of things in home and grocery store that display metric units.

  53. physics

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  54. Physics

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  55. science

    metric system: lower case letters are used for prefixes that include units that are....?

  56. Science

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  57. Physics

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  58. Physics

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  59. Physics

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  60. Physics

    please check my answers, they are Capitalized 1. the SI base unite used to measure mass is the a. meter b. second. C. kilogram d. liter 2. how does a scientist reudce the frequency of human error and minimize a lack of accuracy? a. take repeated

  61. College Chemistry I

    A method for recycling scrap aluminum converts it to alum [potassium aluminum sulfate dodecahydrate, KAl(SO4)2·12H2O]. What is the maximum amount of alum (in metric tons) that can be prepared from 3.12 metric tons of scrap aluminum (1 metric ton = 1000

  62. Chemistry

    Your bedroom is 18 ft long and 15 ft wide, and the distance from floor to ceiling is 8 ft 6 in. You need to know the volume of the room in metric units for some scientific calculations. (a). What is the room’s volume in cubic meters? (b). What is the

  63. Chemistry

    What (metric) units are used for mass measurements?

  64. chemistry 111

    Write an account of your daily life routine that would include measurements in metric units only.

  65. Math

    Could you help explain how to find the Metric Units of Mass?

  66. science

    what connections can you identify between the metric units for length and volume? Go to: http://members.aol.com/profchm/metric.html Scroll down to: Measurement of Fluid Volumes

  67. Physics

    How many metric tons (1 metric ton = 10^3 kg) of H2O fell on a city? (1cm^3 of H2O has a mass of 1g = 10^-3 kg) Thus far I have: 10^-3 Kg x (1 metric ton/10^3) but I don't understand the significance of adding 1 cm^3 to the problem.

  68. biology

    what is the metric units used for 1. distance 2. length 3. volume 4. weight or mass?

  69. algebra

    The mass of neptune is about 1.03x10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Neptune is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about___times the mass of

  70. Math

    Hello I truly need some help on the below math problem. The mass of the sun is 2 x 10 to the 27th power metric tons, or 2 x 10 to the 30th power kilograms. How many kilograms are in one metric unit? One metric ton is equal to _____ kilograms. How would I

  71. Math

    How do I write metric caliper measurements as decimals?

  72. algebra

    Convert the metric measurements into inc,correct to the nearest inc.C)4.2m

  73. Science

    How do you do a double conversions and metric measurements? 32km/hr > m/s Like how do you convert that?

  74. Biology

    what are the advantages and disadvantages of using the metric system of measurements in biology?

  75. college Math Word Problem

    The mass of Uranus is about 8.7x10^22 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Uranus is the mass of the sun? Give your answer in scientific notation.

  76. Science

    In metric measurements, what is the meaning of the abbreviations: Dg, Dm and Hm? Why are the first letters written as capitals?

  77. PHYSICS

    WHAT MEASUREMENT IS 60KG? Mass is measured in kilograms, kg. In metric, be careful of capitalization I would use flash cards to memorize units.

  78. chemistry

    A particular coal contains 2.55% sulfur by mass. When the coal is burned, it produces SO2 emissions which combine with rainwater to produce sulfuric acid. Determine how much sulfuric acid (in metric tons) is produced by the combustion of 1.1 metric ton of

  79. chemistry

    Say you made three different mass measurements of a sugar cube. You know the mass is 1.0g. how would you know whether or not the measurements were accurate? Precise?

  80. Chemistry (Check)

    Completion 1)Metric 2)Five 3)Meter 4) 5)Weight The International System of Units (SI) is a revision of the ___1____ system. There are __2____ SI base units. In SI, the base unit of length is the ___3____. The Space taken up by a cube that is 10cm on each

  81. science

    Donelle measures the mass of 10 pennies and records her measurements in kilograms. She wants to determine the mean mass of her pennies. What should Donelle do to make it easier to calculate the mean mass of her pennies? Use a computer to perform the mean

  82. 8th Grade Science

    Why do scientist use standered units of measurements? A.) Because their tools only measure in units B.) Because their units are either too small or too large to work with C.) So they can communicate findings without confusion D.) So that people who are not

  83. biology

    in order for scientific research to be universally understood,scientists report measurements in the ________________,a modern form of the metric system.

  84. Chemistry

    On an alien planet, volume is measured in units of smaugs (S) and odahviings (O), where 1 S = 2.25 O. By some weird coincidence, they use the exact same metric system that we use. Knowing this, how much is 500.0 O in units of kS

  85. Math

    How do you measure in metric units?

  86. Algebra

    Calculate the relative error to the nearest tenth, compared to the actual measurements, given the following swimming pool measurements: Mr. Joe's measurements: 35ft x 17.5ft Actual measurements: 35ft x 22.75ft (A) 0.1 (B) 0.2 (C) 0.3 (D) 0.4 I got choice

  87. Math

    PLEASE HELP ME I NEED ANSWERS FOR THE ASSESMENT METRIC UNITS

  88. algebra

    The mass of the Sun is about 2x10^27 metric tons, or 2x10^30 kilograms. How many kilograms are in one metric ton? THANK YOU!

  89. Chemistry

    Hi, please can someone tell me if this is the right number of significant figures. 8.1 x 10 to the power of -3 would have 2 sig fig 910 would have 3 175.0 would have 3 please can some tell me if I've got this right Also how would I report each of the

  90. science

    Do some research into why the United States has been so slow to adopt metric measurements. What problems does this cause for the United States? What benefits might it bring the

  91. chemistry

    all metric units of length are based on multiples of _________

  92. math/chem

    it is estimated that uranium is relatively common in the earth's crust, occurring in amounts of 4 g/metric ton. a metric ton is 1000kg. at this concentration, what mass of uranium is present in 1.0 mg of earth's crust?

  93. Science

    2. Contrast the metric units of distance, time, and speed. Describe the relationship between them.

  94. Science

    Metric System How do I know when to multiply and when to divide when converting to metric or from? Sample- 450km=______mi

  95. Physics and chemistry

    Chapter 1 & 2 Review Questions 1. Compare and Contrast the two main branches of physical science. 2. Distinguish between scientific laws and scientific theories. 3. Describe the steps of the scientific method. 4. Explain the objective of a consistent

  96. Math

    Can someone explain relating metric units. going form liters to milliliter and kilograms to grams?

  97. Science/maths

    describe how you could make the following measurements and discuss any problems you might encounter a) finding the volume of a rugby ball b) finding the diameter of tennis ball. c) findin the mass of a grain of sugar a) submerge it in water in a graduated

  98. math 115

    What units in the metric system would you use to measure each of the following quantities?= The United States emitted 19.5 million t of nitrogen oxides (NO) into the atmosphere in 1987. One metric ton (1 t) equals 1,000 kg. How many kilograms of NO were

  99. chemistry

    give the 2 systems of measurement. give at least 5 units used in the English system and 5 units in the metric system.

  100. Aths

    Convert the following measurements to the units specified

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