# Prefix King Kilo Symbo l k Henry Hecto Prefix King Kilo Symbo l k Henry Hecto

h 1h _ = 100 _ Doesnt Deka dk

1dk _ = 10 _ Really Root g, l, m

Drink Deci d 10d _ = 1_ Chocolat

e Centi c 100c _ = 1_ Milk

Milli m 1000m _ = 1_ 1k _

= 1000 _ = K. H. Dk. ROOT d. c. m. Roots in the Metric System: M= Meters: basic unit of length L= Liters: basic unit of volume G= Grams basic unit of mass

Beginning Conversion Problems 1. ______ mg = 54 g 2. ______m = 256 dkm 3. ______hL = 9800 L 4. _____ km = 34600 m 5. _____ cg = 4420 g

6. ____ dkg = 900 g 7. ____ mm = 25,000 m 8. ____ L = 7600 cL 9. ____ hg = 3326 g 10. ___ m = 140 cm Extra Practice problems 1. ___ kg = 85 g

2. ___ ml = 720 L 3. ___ dkg = 0.75 g 4. ___ m = 730 hm 5. ___ g = 450 mg 6. ___ km = 73 m 7. ___ L = 33 cl

8. ___ m = 83 cm 9. ___ dkL = 14 L 10. ___ dg = 35 g 11. ___ mg = 207 g 12. ___ g = 37 dg 13. ___ m = 750 km 14. ___ hl = 35 L

15. ___ g = 7 kg On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez struck a reef in Prince Williams Sound, Alaska, spilling 37,854,120 L of crude oil. What is the volume in milliliters? The Tent meteorite, found in 1897 near Cape York, on the west coast of Greenland, is the largest meteorite exhibited by any museum. It has a mass of 30,883 kg. How much is the mass of this meteorite in milligrams?