Metric Conversions

Category: Education

Presentation Description

This short presentation describes why we need to have a conversion system in science.


Presentation Transcript

Metric Conversion : 

Metric Conversion Why, How, and When to Convert Units in the Metric System

Why Do We Convert? : 

Why Do We Convert? Ideas? Accuracy Convenience Rounding Error

Metric vs. English System : 

Metric vs. English System English System Based on convenience Fine if you know units Metric System Based on units of 10 Simplified math Easier to memorize?

The Metric Ladder : 

The Metric Ladder Kilo – Hecto – Deca – Base Unit deci – centi – milli –

The Metric Ladder : 

The Metric Ladder Factor/Label Method Organized way to keep track of units Unnecessary for simple conversion Cancel units to show progress

authorStream Live Help