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SI base unit for time

Second

SI base unit for length

Meter

SI base unit for mass

Kilogram

SI base unit for temperature

Kelvin

Adding a prefix to a unit does what

Better describes the range of possible measurements

What is a derived unit

Unit defined by a combination of base units, g/cm3

Equation for density

Mass/volume

Equations

D=m/v M=dv V=m/d

Scientific notation

Express any number as a number between 1 and 9

Multiplication rules for scientific notation

Add exponents

Subtraction rules for scientific notation

Evaluate then add

Division rules for scientific notation

Subtract exponents

Addition rules for scientific notation

Evaluate exponents then add

Conversion factor

Ratio of equivalent values having different values

Calculation for percent error

Error=experimental value - accepted value

Significant figures

All known digits plus one estimated digit