Units – Chemistry Flashcard

link (unit of length)
1 link = 1/25 rod = 0.66 ft = 7.92 inches
rod (unit of length)
1 rod = 25 links = 16.5 ft
chain (unit of length
1 chain = 4 rods = 66 ft
furlong (unit of length)
1 furlong = 10 chains = 660 ft
mile (unit of length)
1 mile = 8 furlongs = 5,280 ft
acre (unit of area)
1 acre = 1 furlong ? 1 chain = 43,560 ft2
gram (unit of volume)
1 tablespoon = 8 drams
tablespoon (unit of volume)
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 8 drams
ounce (unit of volume)
1 ounce = 2 tablespoons
cup (unit of volume)
1 cup = 8 ounces
pint (unit of volume)
1 pint = 2 cups
quart (unit of volume)
1 quart = 2 pints
gallon (unit of volume)
1 gallon = 4 quarts
peck (unit of volume)
1 peck = 2 (2.3?) gallons
bushel (unit of volume)
1 bushel = 4 pecks
metric unit for mass
kilogram (kg)
metric unit for length
meter (m)
metric unit for volume
liter (L)
metric unit for time
second (s)
metric unit for energy
joule1 joule = 1 kg • m2 / s2
joule (unit of energy)
1 joule = 1 kg • m2 / s2
metric unit for power
watt (W)

1 W = 1 J / s

watt (unit of power)
1 W = 1 J / s
metric unit for force
newton (N)

1 N = 1 J / m

newton (unit of force)
1 N = 1 J / m
metric unit for pressure
pascal (Pa)1 Pa = 1 J/ m3
deci- (d)
10-1
10-1
deci- (d)
centi- (c)
10-2
10-2
centi- (c)
milli- (m)
10-3
10-3
milli- (m)
micro- (?)
10-6
10-6
micro- (?)
nano- (n)
10-9
10-9
nano- (n)
pico- (p)
10-12
10-12
pico- (p)
femto- (a)
10-15
10-15
femto- (a)
deca- (D)
101
101
deca- (D)
hecto- (h)
102
102
hecto- (h)
kilo- (k)
103
103
kilo- (k)
mega- (M)
106
106
mega- (M)
giga- (G)
109
109
giga- (G)
tera- (T)
1012
1012
tera- (T)
peta- (P)
1015
1015
peta- (P)

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