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a standard system of units for the fundamental quantities of science
the distance light travels in a vacuum during 1/299 792 458 of a second; SI unit for length
mass of a platinum-indium alloy cylinder kept in france; SI unit for mass
9 192 631 700 times the period of oscillation of radiation from the cesium atom; SI unit for time
atto- / 10^-18
femto- / 10^-15
pico- / 10^-12
nano- / 10^-9
micro- / 10^-6
milli- / 10^-3
centi- / 10^-2
deci- / 10^-1
deka- / 10^1
kilo- / 10^3
mega- / 10^6
giga- / 10^9
tera- / 10^12
peta- / 10^15
exa- / 10^18
up, down, strange, charm, bottom, and top
possibilities of a quark
2 up quarks and 1 down quark
quarks that compose a proton
2 down quarks and 1 up quark
quarks that compose a neutron
physical nature of a quantity (different units of the same metric mass, length, or time)
treats dimensions like algebraic quantities to help derive or check equations
order of magnitude
approximate value within a factor of 10 denoted with ~
cartesian coordinate system
a coordinate system consisting of 2 axis, x and y, that span from -∞ to ∞ used to describe the position of a point using (x,y) distance removed from the reference point, the origin
plane polar coordinates
a distance r from the origin and angle θ from the x-axis where counterclockwise is the positive direction
r^2 = x^2 + y^2
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