# INET Lab Report 1 Measurement Essay

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BioLab3 Lab Report 1
Measurement
Student Name:
I. Length Measurement
EXERCISE 1 – Measuring length using the meter
A dime and a meter stick have been used to determine the following:
How thick is one dime? 1 mm How thick would a stack of ten dimes be?
10
mm
How thick would a stack of one hundred dimes be?
100
mm
How thick would a stack of one thousand dimes be?
1,000
mm
Determine the height of each of the following stacks of dimes in metric units.
10 dimes =
10
millimeters (mm)
10 dimes =
1
centimeters (cm)
10 dimes = .1 decimeters (dm)
10 dimes = .01 meters (m)
EXERCISE 2 – Measuring length
Measure the length of the following objects using the most appropriate*…show more content…* Celsius
Fahrenheit
Kelvin
Room Temperature
24°C
75.2 ˚F
297 K
Ice Water
3°C
37.4 ˚F
276 K
Boiling Water
100°C
212 ˚F
373 K
Body Temperature
37°C
98.6 ˚F
310 K
Summary Questions
1. How has the global economy and the metric system influenced United States manufacturing?
The United States has to reconfigure the measurement of goods due to not using the metric system.
2. Name the basic unit of metric measurement of each of the following:
Length
Meters
Volume
Liters
Mass
Kilograms
Temperature
Celsius
3. Explain how the metric units for length, volume and mass are related.
1 cubic centimeter equals 1 ml equals 1 g of h2O
4. What is the approximate mass of 400 ml of water?
400 g
5. Which metric units of length would most conveniently measure the following:
Paper clip centimeters Laboratory table meters Hair width millimeters Dallas to Chicago
Kilometers
6. If an object is 4.5 cm long, what would its length be in mm?
45 mm
7. Determine the mass of 30 ml of water.
30 g
8. What metric unit of volume is used in Europe to measure gasoline? Liters
If the price of this volume of gasoline is $1.19, are you receiving a bargain compared to U.S. prices? (One quart equals 0.95 liters.)
Cost of gas per gallon
4.52
9. Your friend’s temperature is 39.5°C. Does this indicate a problem?
Yes. 103.1 °F
10. Convert 40°C to °F.
104 °F
11. The air temperature is 45°C. How will you dress