Flashcards in Chapter 2 - Foundations of physics Deck (24)

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## Name the 6 base quantities?

### Length, mass, time, electric current, temperature, amount of substance

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## Base unit and symbol for length?

### metre, m

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## Base unit and symbol for mass?

### Kilogram, kg

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## Base unit and symbol for time?

### second, s

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## Base unit and symbol for electric current?

### ampere, A

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## Base unit and symbol for temperature?

### kelvin, K

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## Base unit and symbol for amount of substance?

### mole, mol

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## Prefix symbol and factor for peta?

### P = 10^15

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## Prefix symbol and factor for tera?

### T = 10^12

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## Prefix symbol and factor for giga?

### G = 10^9

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## Prefix symbol and factor for mega?

### M = 10^6

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## Prefix symbol and factor for kilo?

### k = 10^3

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## Prefix symbol and factor for deci?

### d = 10^-1

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## Prefix symbol and factor for centi?

### c = 10^-2

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## Prefix symbol and factor for milli?

### m = 10^-3

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## Prefix symbol and factor for micro?

### µ = 10^-6

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## Prefix symbol and factor for nano?

### n = 10^-9

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## Prefix symbol and factor for pico?

### p = 10^-12

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## Prefix symbol and factor for femto?

### f = 10^-15

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## What is force expressed in SI base units?

### kg m s^-2

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## What is pressure expressed in SI base units?

### m^-1 kg s^-2

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## What is energy expressed in SI base units?

### m^2 kg s^-2

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## What is power expressed in SI base units?

### m^2 kg s^-3

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