Unit #1Unit #2Unit #3Unit #4Unit #5Unit #6Unit #7Unit #8Unit #9Unit #10
spacerUNIT # 1  
spacerspacerIntroduction
spacerspacerObjectives
spacerspacerReading

spacer1.1
Metric
spacerSystem
spacerSI System
spacerBritish System

spacer1.2 Temperature
spacerMeasure-
spacerments

spacer1.3 Scientific
spacerNotation

spacer1.4 Dimensional
spacerAnalysis

spacer1.5 Precision,
spacerAccuracy,
spacerUncertainty

spacerLimitation of the Measuring Instrument
spacerAnalysis of the Limitation of a Ruler
spacerAnalysis of the Limitation of another Ruler
spacer1.6 Significant
spacerFigures

spacerThe Magnitude and Reliability of the Measurement
spacerFive Rules for Determining the number of Significant Figures in a Measurement

spacer1.7 Calculations
spacerInvolving
spacerSignificant
spacerFigures
spacerRules for Rounding off Numbers
spacerRules for Addition  and Subtraction

spacerRules for Multiplication and Division

spacer1.8 Density
spacerDensity and Temperature
spacer1.9 Specific
spacerGravity
spacerspacerProblems
spacer1 | 2 | 3
   

Unit #1 Measurements
Unit Conversion

1. Make the following metric conversions: (keep in mind significant figures)

  • (a) 0.074 kg to mg

    7.4 x 101 mg
    7.4 x 10-8mg
    7.4 x 104mg

  • (b) 100.4 oF (Fahrenheit) to oC (Celsius)

    38.00oC
    212.7oC
    23.78oC

  • (c) 873.5 cm to mm

    8.735 x 102 mm
    8.735 x 103 mm
    8.7 x 103mm

2. Perform the following unit conversions within the metric system:

(a) 2.34 kg = ______ g
(b) 1234 mg = ______ kg
(c) 34543 mm = ______ m
(d) 0.045 L = ______ mL

3. Perform the following unit conversion between the English and metric system:

(a)22.54 in = ______ cm
(b)2304 lb = ______ g
(c)835 yd = ______ km
(d)26.54 mi = ______ m

4. Determine the number of:

(a)square meters (m2) in 1.00 square kilometer (km2)
(b)square meter (m2) in 1.00 square mile (mi2)
(c)cubic centimeters (cm3) in 1.00 cubic foot (ft3)
(d)cubic nanometers (nm3) in 1.00 cubic millimeter (mm3)

 

Back

 

 

 


All contents copyrighted © 1996-2006
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Chemistry Department - 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, B.C. Canada V5G 3H2