# SI system

 Giga (G) 109 =1,000,000,000 =one billionblades of grass Mega (M) 106= 1,000,000=1 millionleaves on a tree kilo (k) 103=1,000= 1 thousandleaves on a bush deka 101=10-tenweight of a small dog or cat what's the basic unit of measure meters, grams, liters deci (d) 10-1=0.1=1 tenth 1/2 cup is about a dL centi (c) 10-2 =0.01= 1 hundredth 1 cL is about 2 tsp milli (m) 10-3=0.001=1 thousandth 1 mL in an SST tube Micro (μ) 10-6=0.000001= 1 millionth microtainer (.5 mL=500 μL) nano (n) 10-9=0.000000001= 1 billionth cell cultivation 1 in= _cm 2.54 cm 1lb=_g 454g 1qt=_L .946LLeter are slightly larger 1mi=_km 1.61kmmiles are larger 1m=_in 39.37in 1 m is larger 1kg=_lbs 2.2lb 1kg is largerk=1000, 454g=1lb, so 1000g/454=2.2 1L=_qts 1.06 qts1L is slightly larger 1km=_mi 0.62mimi is larger _in=ft 12in _oz=1lb 16oz 1qt=_pt 2pt1qt is larger 1yd=_ft 3ft1yd is longer _lbs=1 ton 2000lbs _qts=1gal 4qts1gal is larger _ft=mi 5280ft Authorstudysuccess ID153642 Card SetSI system DescriptionMetric system conversion, SI system, Chemistry Updated2012-09-26T04:33:23Z Show Answers