# Basic Ideas Flashcards

1

Q

7 Base quantities

A

time t second s length l metre m mass m kilogram kg temperature T Kelvin current I ampere A amount of substance n mole mol luminous intensity candela cd

2

Q

tera

A

10^12

3

Q

giga

A

10^9

4

Q

mega

A

10^6

5

Q

kilo

A

10^3

6

Q

deci

A

10^-1

7

Q

centi

A

10^-2

8

Q

milli

A

10^-3

9

Q

micro

A

10^-6

10

Q

nano

A

10^-9

11

Q

pico

A

10^-12

12

Q

femto

A

10^-15

13

Q

Vector

A

Quantity with magnitude and direction

14

Q

Scalar

A

Quantity with magnitude

15

Q

Vector examples

A

displacement velocity weight momentum current acceleration