Section 3.1 Basic Units and Symbols
To state the basic units and symbols of the metric system.
To state the prefixes for multiples and fractions of basic units.
Section 3.2 Metric Conversion Factors
To write the unit equation for a basic metric unit and a prefix unit.
To write the two unit factors derived from a metric unit equation.
Section 3.3 MetricMetric Conversions
To express a given metric measurement with a different metric prefix.
Section 3.4 MetricEnglish Conversions
To express a given measurement in metric units or English units.
Section 3.5 Volume by Calculation
To state the relationship of length, width, and thickness to the volume of a rectangular solid.
To express a given volume in units of milliliters, cubic centimeters, or cubic inches.
Section 3.6 Volume by Displacement
To describe the technique of determining a volume by displacement.
Section 3.7 The Density Concept
To explain the concept of density.
To state the value for the density of water: 1.00 g/mL.
To perform calculations that relate density to mass and volume.
Section 3.8 Temperature
To state the values for the freezing point and boiling point of water on the Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin scales.
To express a given temperature in degrees Fahrenheit (°F), degrees Celsius (°C), or Kelvin units (K).
Section 3.9 Heat and Specific Heat
To state the value for the specific heat of water: 1.00 cal/g °C.
To perform calculations that relate heat to the mass, specific heat, and temperature change of a substance.