   Example 
kilo  1000   kilo meter 
hecto  100   hecto meter 
deca  10   deca meter 
unit  1   meter 
deci  .1   deci meter 
centi  .01   centi meter 
milli  .001   milli meter 
Metric system is all based on powers of ten. So to remember the metric units:
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Kilo Hecto Deca Deci Centi Milli
10 mm = 1 cm
100 cm = 1 m
1000 m = 1 km
Example: 2 m = ___ mm
1 m = 1000 mm
Hence 2 m = 2 x 1000
Answer: 2000 mm
Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
