Worksheet: SI Unit Multiples and Submultiples
In this worksheet, we will practice converting from a unit with a given SI prefix to the same unit with a different SI prefix.
A person in good physical condition can provide W of useful electrical power by doing mechanical work, neglecting any problems of generator efficiency and practical considerations such as resting time.
How many people would it take to run a 4.00-kW electric clothes dryer?
How many people would it take to replace a large electric power plant that generates 800 MW?
The density of nuclear matter is about kg/m3. Given that 1 mL is equal in volume to 1 cm3, what is the density of nuclear matter in Mg/µL?
- A Mg/µL
- B Mg/µL
- C Mg/µL
- D Mg/µL
- E Mg/µL
Intensities to which the ear can respond, from the threshold of hearing to the intensity which causes damage after even brief exposure, differ by a factor of . If you could measure distances over the same range of values with a single instrument and the smallest distance that the instrument could measure was 1 mm, what would be the largest distance that the instrument could measure?
- A km
- B10 m
- C km
- D1 km
- E km