# the fundamental SI unit of length is the meter. however we often deal with larger or smallr lengths or distances for whcihles multipules or fractions of the fundamental unit are more useful. for each of the folloiwng situations suggest what fraction or multipule of the meter might be appropriate measurement. (explain for each)a. the distance between chicago and saint louis b. the size fo your bedroomc. the dimensions of this textbookd. the thickness of hair

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the fundamental SI unit of length is the meter. however we often deal with larger or smallr lengths or distances for whcihles multipules or fractions of the fundamental unit are more useful. for each of the folloiwng situations suggest what fraction or multipule of the meter might be appropriate measurement. (explain for each)

a. the distance between chicago and saint louis

b. the size fo your bedroom

c. the dimensions of this textbook

d. the thickness of hair

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a). the distance between Chicago and Saint Louis

Metric system is defined as in which chemistry and physical quantities like weights, length and temperature etc. measured in the international system units.

Some common unit of metric system are as follows:

1. Unit of length is meter (m).
2. Unit of volume is Liter (L).
3. Units of mass is gram (g) and kilogram (kg).
4. Unit of temperature is degree Celsius (°C).
5. Unit of time is second (s).
Step 2

The distance between Chicago and Saint Louis is very large which is generally measured in kilometre, which is 1000 multiple of meter that is kilometres.

In the metric system, smaller or larger measurements denoted by prefixes with their abbreviation and meaning given as follows:

Step 3

b). the size of your bedroom

Metric system is defined as in which chemistry and physical quantities like weights, length and temperature etc. measured in the international system units.

Some common unit of metric system are as follows:

1. Unit of length...

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