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Mega

10^6
-M

2

Kilo

10^3
-k

3

Centi

10^-2
-c

4

Milli

10^-3
-m

5

Micro

10^-6
-upsidedown h

6

Nano

10^-9
-n

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Steps for Problem solving

1. Read problem and analyze
2. Draw diagram when appropriate
3. Write down given data and what is to be found (some data is implied)
4. Determine which principles and equations are applicable to the situation
5. Substitute data into the equations & preform calculations
6. Consider whether results are reasonable

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7 SI Base units

-Meter= length
-Kilogram= mass
-Seconds= time
-ampere= electric current
-Kelvin: temperature
-mole: amount of substance
-candela= luminous intensity

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Rules for SigFigs

-Significant:
-Zeros between non-zeros
-Zeros at the end of a number and right of decimal
-End of a number and left of decimal place
-Nonsignificant:
-Zeros infront of nonzeros