Which of the following is a step in the process of dividing 8.0 × 10-2 by 6.0 × 10-3?

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(8.0/6.0) x 10^[(-2)-(-3)]

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Which is an SI base unit that makes up part of the unit of force?

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1 meter = 100 centimeters

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You measure the mass of a 0.500 kg (500 g) standard on your balance four times. The following measurements result: 451 g, 450 g, 449 g, 451 g. Which of the following best describes your balance?

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precise but not accurate

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A fellow student reports his measurements of time for a speed calculation in minutes. How could he express that calculation using SI base units?

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convert minutes to seconds and redo his calculation

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Which of the following is a derived unit that expresses energy?

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joule

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Which of the following governments originated the metric system?

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French

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Which of the following systems of measurement is based on powers of 10?

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metric

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What is 30,000 expressed in scientific notation?

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3.0 × 104

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Which of the following measurements has one significant digit?

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500 m

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Which of the following is a measure of motion, with the derived units in m/s?

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speed

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What is the product of 3.15 m and 2.1 m with the correct number of significant figures?

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6.6 m^2

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If you divide force (kg • m/s2) by acceleration (m/s2) what units do you get?

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kg

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What physical quantity is measured in amperes?

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electrical current

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Your thermodynamics calculation involves mass and a change in temperature. What SI base units would you use?

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kilogram and kelvin

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What is the difference between 3.15 m and 2.006 m with the correct number of significant figures?

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1.14 m

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Where is the headquarters for the organization that maintains SI standards?

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Paris

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Which of the following has zeros that are not significant?

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1,000 J

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Which of the following is a derived unit that expresses electrical potential difference?

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volt

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Which of the following measurements has one significant digit?

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0.05 kg

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Which of the following is the correct description of a joule in terms of SI base units?

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kg • m^2/s^2

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Which of the following represents a decimal system of measurement?

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kilogram

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How many kg is 40 g?

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0.04 kg

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Which of the following base unit definitions was changed from being based on an arc of the earth to a time interval of light?

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meter

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To convert milligrams to kilograms, which conversion factors would you need?