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Basic Unit of Length

Meter, m

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Basic Unit of Volume

Liter, l or L

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Basic Unit of Mass

Gram, g

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Basic Unit of Time

Second, s

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Basic Unit of Temperature

Degree Celsius, C

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kilo

1000

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deci

1/10

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centi

1/100

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milli

1/1,000

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micro

1/1,000,000

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nano

1/1,000,000,000

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k

kilo

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d

deci

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c

centi

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m

milli

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u

micro

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n

nano

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RT or room temperature

20 dec C

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Body temperature

37 deg C

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Temperature of boiling water

100 deg C

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Temperature of refrigerator

2-8 dec C

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Freezing temperature of water

0 dec C

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One-millionth of a gram

ug, microgram

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One thousand meters

km, kilometer

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One-thousandth of a meter

mm, millimeter

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One-hundredth of a meter

cm, centimeter

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One-thousandth of a liter

mL, milliliter

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One-billionth of a gram

ng, nanogram