The SI (Metric) System of Measurement
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Chemistry, 2nd Edition
Taught by Professor Frank Cardulla | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Next, you continue to lay a strong foundation for your understanding of chemistry by learning about one of the key tools you'll be using: the International System of Units (SI), or the metric system. This lecture explains why this system is so useful to scientists and lays out the prefixes and units of measurement that make up the metric system.