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1

Name the 6 base quantities?

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

2

Base unit and symbol for length?

metre, m

3

Base unit and symbol for mass?

Kilogram, kg

4

Base unit and symbol for time?

second, s

5

Base unit and symbol for electric current?

ampere, A

6

Base unit and symbol for temperature?

kelvin, K

7

Base unit and symbol for amount of substance?

mole, mol

8

Prefix symbol and factor for peta?

P = 10^15

9

Prefix symbol and factor for tera?

T = 10^12

10

Prefix symbol and factor for giga?

G = 10^9

11

Prefix symbol and factor for mega?

M = 10^6

12

Prefix symbol and factor for kilo?

k = 10^3

13

Prefix symbol and factor for deci?

d = 10^-1

14

Prefix symbol and factor for centi?

c = 10^-2

15

Prefix symbol and factor for milli?

m = 10^-3

16

Prefix symbol and factor for micro?

µ = 10^-6

17

Prefix symbol and factor for nano?

n = 10^-9

18

Prefix symbol and factor for pico?

p = 10^-12

19

Prefix symbol and factor for femto?

f = 10^-15

20

What is force expressed in SI base units?

kg m s^-2

21

What is pressure expressed in SI base units?

m^-1 kg s^-2

22

What is energy expressed in SI base units?

m^2 kg s^-2

23

What is power expressed in SI base units?

m^2 kg s^-3

24

What is electrical potential difference in SI base units?

m^2 kg s^-3 A^-1