Worksheet
Metric Conversions #4
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Directions:
Read each question carefully. Although each question requires your skills at converting metric prefixes; each one has a slightly different perspective.
Rank the following masses in order from smallest to largest.
10 mg, 1000 µg, 10
^{2}
kg, 10
^{-4}
kg
Express each of the following in micrograms.
10 ng, 10 mg, 10 g, 10 kg
Which of the following is the longest?
10
^{4}
cm, 10
^{4}
mm, 10
^{6}
μm, 10
^{9}
nm
Which length is the largest?
10
^{1}
cm, 10
^{-10}
m, 10
^{2}
mm, 1 m
Which mass is the smallest?
10
^{4}
μg, 10
^{2}
g, 1 kg, 10
^{3}
mg
Which one represents the greatest amount of time?
10
^{-1}
Gs, 10
^{3}
Ms, 10
^{4}
ks
The radius of a ground-state hydrogen atom is approximately 0.53 A°, where one angstrom (A°) equals 10
^{-10}
meters. Express this radius in centimeters.
Green light has an average wavelength of 550 nm. How many meters does this represent? How many Aº?
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