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Ch 6: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Measurement Units, Calculations & Scales

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This chapter is your one stop for your study sessions on measurement units, calculations, and scales for the math section of the Michigan Merit Exam. Watch quick video lessons and learn to convert units of measure for the temperature. Quiz yourself to see if you have mastered the subject for your exam.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Measurement Units, Calculations & Scales - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you gain or refresh your knowledge of the way in which earthquakes are measured. If you would like to test your ability to identify different units of measure, you can take our quizzes. The combination of our lessons and quizzes assist you by helping you master questions about the following:

  • Length and weight measurement units
  • Units conversion
  • Metric system
  • Ways to convert units
  • Dimensional analysis
  • Richter scale and earthquakes
  • Sound waves
  • Solution's pH and pOH

If you have any questions about this subject, you can ask one of our expert instructors. Reviewing the video lessons is made easy with video transcripts you can read. All important vocabulary words are written in bold print.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Measurement Units, Calculations & Scales Objectives

On the exam, you may see questions asking you to convert different measurement units and to explain the utilization of the Richter scale for earthquakes. All the lessons and quizzes in this chapter refer to the related concepts in the Quantitative Literacy and Logic part of the four-section Michigan Merit Math Exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Measurement Units, Calculations & Scales
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles, and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

The Metric System: Units and Conversion

3. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

4. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

5. Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

How is solving a chemistry problem like playing dominoes? Watch this lesson to find out how you can use your domino skills to solve almost any chemistry problem.

Using the Richter Scale to Measure Earthquakes

6. Using the Richter Scale to Measure Earthquakes

In this video lesson, you will learn about earthquake magnitude and how it is measured. You will also learn how that relates to the amount of energy released during an earthquake, as well as how common different magnitude earthquakes are around the world.

Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves

7. Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves

What do pitch and volume mean when talking about sound waves? Further your understanding of sound waves in this lesson as we explore the more familiar aspects of sound. We'll learn about pitch and volume and how they relate to sound wave parameters.

The pH Scale: Calculating the pH of a Solution

8. The pH Scale: Calculating the pH of a Solution

Learn the history of the pH scale, how to describe it and why it is used by scientists. Discover how to calculate the pH of an acid or base solutions given either the hydroxide ion concentration or the hydronium ion concentration. Learn how to start with the pH and calculate the hydroxide and hydronium ion concentrations.

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