# How can decimal place-value relate to metric prefixes?

### How do the prefixes in the metric system relate to the base unit?

Every prefix in the metric system denotes a power of 10.

### What are the basic prefixes used in the metric system and how do they relate to the size of the base unit?

The basic prefixes deci, centi and milli decrease by powers of ten and deca, hecto and kilo increase by powers of ten.

### What are the basic prefixes used in the metric system and how do hey relate to the size of the base unit?

In the metric systems, unlike other systems, there is only one unit for each measurement; e.g the only unit for length is the metre. For lengths much longer, or much shorter, we use prefixes to indicate the fraction or multiple of the metre. For short lengths the fractions are thousandths, millionths, billionths; for which the prefixes are milli-, micro-, and nano-. For longer lengths, the multiples are thousands, millions, and billions; for which the prefixes… Read More

### How do the prefexes in the metric system relate to the basic units?

In the metric systems, unlike other systems, there is only one unit for each measurement; e.g the only unit for length is the metre. For lengths much longer, or shorter, lengths we use prefixes to indicate the fraction or multiple of the metre. For short lengths the fractions are thousandths, millionths, billionths; for which the prefixes are milli-, micro-, and nano-. For longer lengths, the multiples are thousands, millions, and billions; for which the prefixes… Read More

### What are the basic prefixes used in the metric system and how do they relate to the size of the basic unit?

The metric system is based on a system of tens, so all the units in the system relate to each other in terms of tens. To the basic unit: 1000 milli= [unit] 100 centi= [unit] 10 deci= [unit] 0.1 deca= [unit] 0.01 hecto= [unit] 0.001 kilo= [unit]

### What are the basic prefixs used in the metric system and how do they relate to the size of the base unit?

There are six basic prefixes used in the metric system, and they all relate to the base unit in powers of ten. The smallest, milli, is .001 unit. Next, centi- is .01 units, and deci- is .1 units. The larger units start with deca-, which is 10 units, followed by hecta-, which is 100, and kilo-, which is 1000 units.

### How do the prefixes epi and endo relate?

epi refers to "upon" or on-top endo refers to "with-in" or inside

### How do prefixes in the metric system relate to basic units?

In the metric system, the base units relate to the dimension being measured: kilogram for mass, meter for length, second for time, ampere for electric current, and a few others. (see related link) The liter is not an official SI unit but is commonly accepted as a unit of volume. The prefixes represent a power of ten that is multiplied to give a unit of a certain value. See the related link for a table… Read More

### How does the decimal 0.9 relate to 0.09 at the top 0f the page?

how does the decimal 0.9 related to 0.09 at the top of the page.

### How do prefixes micro nano and pico relate to each other?

They are different prefixes for amounts less than unity: kilo = 1/1000 micro = 1/1,000,000 nano = 1/1,000,000,000 pico = 1/1,000,000,000,000

### How does 4.30 relate to 4.3?

They both have the same value. 4.30 is to two decimal places, while 4.3 is to one decimal place.

### When did Fibonacci relate to the Decimal System.?

Decimal numbers were in use in Europe well before the time of Fibonacci so he would have "related" to them when he started to count!

### How can you relate decimals with rationals?

-- Any decimal that ends is a rational number. -- Any decimal that never ends may or may not be a rational number. -- The decimal representation of an irrational number never ends.

### How do prefixes relate milliliters to liters and liters to kiloliters?

Milli- is 0.001 Kilo- is 1000 A milliliter is one thousandth of a liter. A kiloliter is one thousand liters.

### How does the number of decimal places in the product relate to the number of decimal places in the factors?

The number of decimal places for the product will be the summation of the amount of decimal places of the 2 factors. For example, if your products have 2 decimals each to the right of zero then the product will have an answer with 4 decimals to the right of zero.

### When the french scientist first adopted the metric system what real-world measurement did they relate to the definition of the meter?

What they thought was the circumference of the Earth.

### How do you use a decimal in weight?

A decimal number is simply a way of representing a number in such a way that the place value of each digit is ten times that of the digit to its right. It does not relate directly to weight.

### How does the name SI relate to the Metric System?

SI, the abbreviation for Systeme International (French), refers to the International System of Weights and Measures and is commonly referred to as the metric system. It includes the standard units of measurement used in most countries except the U.S.

### What does metric system mean in science?

The main impact of the metric system is that it has been standardized so that the meter, kilogram, Celsius degree, second (and other dimensional standards) are standardized worldwide. Having units relate in powers of ten makes for convenience.

### How does sustain relate of sustainable development?

well it looks like you havnt gotten an answer so far so i suggest surfing the web of prefixes and suffixes that should show you what you need to know

### What indicates the size of an area that a map shows?

Its Scale: The number of inches on the map that relate to the number of miles in real life, or in metric, the number of Cm to the Kilometre.

### How do prefixes in metric system relate to basics until?

The prefices are as follows: yotta septillion zetta sextillion exa quintillion peta quadrillion tera trillion giga billion mega million kilo thousand hecto hundred deca ten unit unit deci tenth centi hundredth milli thousandth micro millionth nano billionth pico trillionth femto quadrillionth atto quintillionth zepto sextillionth yocto septillionth

### Why is using the metric system an advantage over the English system of measurement?

Conversions and calculations are so much easier in the metric system. Just look at the abundance of simplistic questions on WikiAnswers that relate to conversions. Many are due to the fact that non metric users don't understand that the metric system is decimal and based on ten as a number base. The English system has different bases for each field of activity. Sometimes measurements are reciprocal sometimes not (thickness in gauge!?). Small mesurements are in… Read More

### How many ounces in one metric ton?

Does troy ounces relate to metric ton? As I understand it, 16 ozs. = 1 lb & 2,000 lbs. = 1 ton. For example, if a gold mining company says its reserves are .7 ozs per ton & they say they have 10 million ozs, exactly what does this mean?

### What do they call numbers of the Dewey decimal system relate to?

The Dewey Decimal System, is a library classification system first published in the United States in 1876. It is currently maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), a non-profit cooperative that serves libraries.

### What do the prefixes diplo strepto and staphylo relate to when dealing with bacteria?

Bacteria often grow in characteristic patterns or grouping. · Prefix diplo- cell arranged in pairs · Prefix staphylo- cells arranged in clusters · Prefix strepto- refers to bacteria arrange in chains

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### How do you relate yourself to others?

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### How do you add and subtract the binary number system?

You do it exactly like decimal subtraction, and when needed you borrow from the next higher place digit, however remember you borrow 2 everytime and not 10. Some people convert the two binary numbers into decimal, do the subtraction and then convert the result back to binary. Following is an example of binary subtraction. 1001 0110 ____ 0011 ____ I started explaining the borrowing process in words but it gets confusing. Please relate it to… Read More

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