# Topic 1-Working As A Physicist Flashcards Preview

## *Edexcel A-Level Physics* > Topic 1-Working As A Physicist > Flashcards

Flashcards in Topic 1-Working As A Physicist Deck (18)
1
Q

Give the prefixes in order of size from largest to smallest:

A
```Tera
Giga
Mega
Kilo
Centi
Milli
Micro
Nano
Pico```
2
Q

What is the power of tera?

A

X10 ^12

3
Q

What is the power of giga?

A

X10 ^9

4
Q

What is the power of mega?

A

X10 ^6

5
Q

What is the power of kilo?

A

X10 ^3

6
Q

What is the power of centi?

A

X10 ^-2

7
Q

What is the power of milli?

A

X10 ^-3

8
Q

What is the power of micro?

A

X10 ^-6

9
Q

What is the power of nano?

A

X10 ^-9

10
Q

What is the power of pico?

A

X10 ^-12

11
Q

What are the 7 base units?

A
• metres
• kilograms
• seconds
• amperes
• kelvin
• candela
• moles
12
Q

What is the derived unit for force?

A

Newton: kg m s^-2

13
Q

What is the derived unit for energy (work)?

A

Joule: kg m^2 s^-2

14
Q

What is the derived unit for power?

A

Watt: kg m^2 s^-3

15
Q

What is the derived unit for frequency?

A

Hertz: s^-1

16
Q

What is the derived unit for charge?

A

Coulomb: A s

17
Q

What is the derived unit for voltage?

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

18
Q

What is the derived unit for resistance?

A

Ohm: kg m^2 s^-3 A^-2