### Measurement Lesson 5 Metric system conversions

In today’s video we’ll be learning how to use the metric system, the metric system prefixes, and how to make simple metric conversions. As much as the United States doesn’t really …

Converting Within the Metric System

In today’s video we’ll be learning how to use the metric system, the metric system prefixes, and how to make simple metric conversions. As much as the United States doesn’t really …

The British thermal unit is a traditional unit of energy equal to about 1055 joules. It is the amount of energy needed to cool or heat one pound of water by …

Working with Conversions Let’s look at a conversion factor. We have one yard equal to three feet. Because of the equal sign, we know these two terms are the same. Now …

The torr is a traditional unit of pressure, now defined as exactly 1⁄760 of a standard atmosphere. Thus one torr is exactly 101325⁄760 pascals. Historically, one torr was intended to be …

Let’s look at this example. How many micrometers are in two point five zero zero megameters? Let’s follow our steps. The first step is to identify what is given, or what …

Working with conversions. We will be converting kilometers to inches. Our first example…2 kilometers converts into how many inches? Here is our game plan… We begin at kilometers…we move on to …

We are asked, what is the volume of this box? And they tell us that each cube is a cubic foot. So just as a reminder, volume is a measure of …

We all know what a vector is. It is a physical quantity with magnitude and direction. The concept of a unit vector is important, but it is not new. Unit vector …

– [Voiceover] What I want to talk about in this video is the liter. The liter. Let me write this down. The liter and the liter is a unit for measuring …

Goal British to metric conversions and vice versa. Here we cannot simply move the decimal to perform unit conversions. Unlike the metric system British units do not involve powers of 10. …