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Ninja4hire
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I need a way to understand metric conversions easier, my teacher didn't explain it very well.
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Ninja4hire Group Title
I need a way to understand metric conversions easier, my teacher didn't explain it very well.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which one are you trying to do? I can offer alternative methods.
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Wotera Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, what are trying to convert? Be specific and I will be able to offer you help.
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What the...I actually disappeared for a second there.
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Ninja4hire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry about that.. Like 1000 km to cm. Stuff like that.
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RaphaelFilgueiras Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1346309542149:dw
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IsraelYkb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
another method is to know the meanings of the prefixes they are very important e.g . . . tera is 1,000,000,000,000 giga is1,000,0000,000 mega is 1,000,000 kilo is 1,000 hecto is 100 deka is 10 deci is 1/10 centi is 1/100 mili is 1/1000 micro is 1/1,000,000 nano is 1/1,000,000,000 pico is 1/1,000,000,000,000 . . . so for example 1000 km means 1000*1000 m=1,000,000 m and 1,000,000 m means 1,000,000*100 cm=100,000,000 cm. (always if you are converting a higher metric into a lower one you should "multiply" and while going from a lower to a hiigher one you should divide) This is helpfull not only in metric conversion but in many fields like computer science( remember 1GB means 1 giga bites and because a giga is 1,000,000,000 1GB is the same as 1,000,000,000 bites.)
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Ninja4hire Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you
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