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Ch 1: Basics of Scientific Units & Measurement

About This Chapter

In this chapter covering the basics of scientific units and measurement, assess your understanding of topics like unit conversion, errors in measurements, and scientific notation. You can use these brief lessons and quizzes to prepare for a test or complete a homework assignment.

Basics of Scientific Units & Measurement - Chapter Summary

This chapter reviews the basics of scientific units and measurements. Some of what you'll learn includes a fun way to solve chemistry problems and how to determine the accuracy of a measurement. The lessons covered will prepare you to do the following:

  • Explain how to employ skills used when playing dominos to solve almost any chemistry problem
  • Quantify how much error there is in a measurement
  • Demonstrate how scientists represent very large and very small quantities

We use brief text and video lessons to help you gain a better understanding of the basics of scientific units and measurements. The fun teaching style used by our expert instructors includes plenty of examples. The video timelines let you review topics in order of preference. Each lesson includes a short multiple-choice quiz to assess your knowledge. Vocabulary words are highlighted in bold for easy recognition.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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