# Moving The Decimal To Change Metric Units Question Preview (ID: 685)

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You Must Know The "Larger-Left" And "Smaller-Right" Rules, And The Ranks Of Metric Units To Convert Between Units By Moving The Decimal.
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**The "Larger-Left Rule" states that the**

a) larger units stay on the left of the equal sign

b) units to the left of the base are always larger

c) decimal is moved to the left when converting to a larger unit

d) decimal is moved to the left when converting to a smaller unit

**The "Smaller-Right Rule" states that the**

a) smaller units stay on the right of the equal sign

b) units to the right of the base are always smaller

c) decimal is moved to the right when converting to a larger unit

d) decimal is moved to the right when converting to a smaller unit

**Kilograms are _____ units larger than grams.**

a) 4

b) 3

c) 2

d) 1

**Grams are _____ units smaller than hectograms.**

a) 4

b) 3

c) 2

d) 1

**Decaliters are _____ units larger than milliliters.**

a) 4

b) 3

c) 2

d) 1

**12,000MHz = ______mHz**

a) 120,000,000,000 mHz

b) 120,000,000 mHz

c) 0.0000012 mHz

d) 0.0012 mHz

**Nanometers are 9 units _______ one meter.**

a) to the left of

b) to the right of

c) smaller than

d) larger than

**MegaHertz are 6 units ______ one Hertz.**

a) to the left of

b) to the right of

c) smaller than

d) larger than

**4 Вµs = _____s**

a) 0.00004s

b) 0.000004s

c) 4,000,000 s

d) 40,000 s

**150 million km = ______m (distance to the sun!)**

a) 0.000015 m

b) 0.00000015 m

c) 150,000,000,000 m

d) 1,500,000,000,000 m

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