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 Name: Physical Quantities and Units ID: m42091 Language: English (en) Summary: Perform unit conversions both in the SI and English units. Explain the most common prefixes in the SI units and be able to write them in scientific notation. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: Conversion factor, Customary system, Derived units, English units, Fundamental units, Kilogram, Meter, Metric system, Order of magnitude, Physical quantity, Second, SI units, Units License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.6 (history) First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 10:59 am +0000 Last revision to module: Oct 8, 2012 4:03 pm +0000

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