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Scientific Measurement Principles & Calculations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Convert 1.763 x 10^2 to standard notation.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is written in proper scientific notation?

Question 3 3. Convert 8.06 x 10^-1 to standard notation.

Question 4 4. How many kilometers is 100 miles?

Question 5 5. What is 120 kilometers in miles?

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Question 6 6. What is 70 degrees Fahrenheit in Celsius?

Question 7 7. Yards is a measurement unit for what?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the US measurement for volume?

Question 9 9. Minutes is a measurement unit for what?

Question 10 10. Two squares are similar. The scale factor from the first square to the second is 1:3. If the perimeter of the first square is 12 inches, what is the perimeter of the second square?

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Question 11 11. A blueprint for a machined part is drawn to 1:50 scale. If the measure of a dimension on the original part is 120 cm, what is the measure on the blueprint?

Question 12 12. Two similar figures have a scale factor of 1:3. The smaller figure has an area of 4 square units. What is the area of the larger figure?

Question 13 13. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 14 14. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 15 15. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a property of two similar figures?

Question 17 17. If ΔABC and ΔDEF are similar triangles, find x.

Question 18 18. Suppose a construction crew is trying to build a bridge across a lake. They are trying to figure out how long the bridge will be, and they were able to take the measurements shown, where x is the length of the bridge they want to build. ΔADF is similar to ΔBCE. Use this information to find the length the bridge will be.

Question 19 19. A student measured the volume of water in a graduated cylinder to be 37 mL, but the actual volume of the water was 40 mL. What was the percent error in this measurement?

Question 20 20. A student measures the temperature in the room to be 72 degrees but the actual temperature is 69 degrees. What is the percent error in this measurement?

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Question 21 21. A student measured the length of a table to be 65 cm, but the table was actually 62 cm long. What was the percent error in this measurement?

Question 22 22. What is the scale factor from the smaller rectangle to the larger rectangle pictured below?

Question 23 23. Which of the following rectangles represents a scale factor of 3 from the rectangle pictured below?

Question 24 24. If we apply a scale factor of 4 to the triangular prism below, what will the volume of the new prism be?

Question 25 25. Convert 36,098,000 to scientific notation.

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Question 26 26. What is 140 pounds in kilograms?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the metric unit for volume?

Question 28 28. Two rectangles are similar. The scale factor from the first rectangle to the second is 2: 3. If the perimeter of the first rectangle is 12 inches, what is the perimeter of the second rectangle?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the closest to a mass of 500 mL of water?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true?

Scientific Measurement Principles & Calculations Chapter Exam Instructions

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