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Convert metric prefixes to their numerical equivalents and vice-versa.

Definition

Problems using common prefixes used in electricity (e.g., kilo, mega) must be solved in accordance with instructor’s guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • When metric prefixes are typically used in the electrical industry?
  • How many milliamps make an ampere, or amp (A)?
  • What is a megawatt (MW)?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.1g

The student will plan and conduct investigations using experimental design and product design processes. Key concepts include
g. appropriate technology including computers, graphing calculators, and probeware is used for gathering and analyzing data and communicating results.

Other Related Standards

NCCER Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills, 2009

00102-09 Introduction to Construction Math