The metric system is used throughout the world to measure length, volume, mass, and time. Units like the English system are used in the United States and the United Kingdom, but in professions like nursing the metric system (SI units) is used exclusively.
In SI units there are several base units that are used to measure various quantities.
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Our objectives for this section are to
- use the basic units of measurement in the metric system,
- make conversions between metric measurements.
Use the resources below to help you accomplish these objectives.
Section 3.1 Workbook (PDF)– 9/7/19
Section 3.1 Practice Solutions
Chapter 3 Practice Solutions (PDF)– 9/7/19