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# Metric Prefixes

## Abbreviations used to distinguish units of different size.

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## Metric Prefixes

Explains the use of metric prefixes in the metric system.

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## Metric Prefixes: Decimal Conversions

Metric Prefixes Interactive

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## Metric System Prefixes

Quick Review of the common metric prefixes

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## Metric Prefixes Quiz

Reviews the values of metric prefixes.

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## Metric Prefixes Practice

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To encourage students to generate questions, activate their prior knowledge, and collect information to answer their own questions using a Question and Answer Table.

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## The Great Metric Unit Debate

Covers the adoption of the metric system and concerns about metric system in the U.S.

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## Metric System Prefixes

Metric system prefixes from "zetta" to "yocto."

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