# Flashcards - FTCE Middle Grades Math: Principles of Measurement

Flashcards - FTCE Middle Grades Math: Principles of Measurement
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A graduated cylinder, measuring cylinder or mixing cylinder is a common piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid
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factor-label method
In engineering and science, dimensional analysis is the analysis of the relationships between different physical quantities by identifying their fundamental dimensions and units of measure and tracking these dimensions as calculations or comparisons are performed
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conversion factor
Conversion of units is the conversion between different units of measurement for the same quantity, typically through multiplicative conversion factors
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Metric measurement units
The metric system is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement
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Metric measurement units
The metric system is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement
conversion factor
Conversion of units is the conversion between different units of measurement for the same quantity, typically through multiplicative conversion factors
factor-label method
In engineering and science, dimensional analysis is the analysis of the relationships between different physical quantities by identifying their fundamental dimensions and units of measure and tracking these dimensions as calculations or comparisons are performed
A graduated cylinder, measuring cylinder or mixing cylinder is a common piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid
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