# Pt1420 Unit 4 Study Guide

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METRIC SYSTEM1 | LENGTH | Unit | Abbreviation | Number of Meters | Approximate U.S. Equivalent | kilometer | km | 1,000 | 0.62 mile | hectometer | hm | 100 | 328.08 feet | dekameter | dam | 10 | 32.81 feet | meter | m | 1 | 39.37 inches | decimeter | dm | 0.1 | 3.94 inches | centimeter | cm | 0.01 | 0.39 inch | millimeter | mm | 0.001 | 0.039 inch | micrometer | µm | 0.000001 | 0.000039 inch | AREA | Unit | Abbreviation | Number of Square Meters | Approximate U.S. Equivalent | square kilometer | sq km or km2 | 1,000,000 | 0.3861 square miles | hectare | ha | 10,000 | 2.47 acres | are | a | 100 | 119.60 square yards | square centimeter | sq cm or cm2 | 0.0001 | 0.155 square inch | VOLUME | Unit | Abbreviation | Number of…show more content…
Equivalent | cubic meter | m3 | 1 | 1.307 cubic yards | cubic decimeter | dm3 | 0.001 | 61.023 cubic inches | cubic centimeter | cu cm or cm3 also cc | 0.000001 | 0.061 cubic inch | CAPACITY | Unit | Abbreviation | Number of Liters | Approximate U.S. Equivalent | | | | cubic | dry | liquid | kiloliter | kl | 1,000 | 1.31 cubic yards | | | hectoliter | hl | 100 | 3.53 cubic feet | 2.84 bushels | | dekaliter | dal | 10 | 0.35 cubic foot | 1.14 pecks | 2.64 gallons | liter | l | 1 | 61.02 cubic inches | 0.908 quart | 1.057 quarts | cubic decimeter | dm3 | 1 | 61.02 cubic inches | 0.908 quart | 1.057 quarts