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# What does the symbol s mean in metric units?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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second - the SI unit of time.

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### In the metric system what does S stand for?

S is the symbol for second.

### What is the SI units for time and what is its symbol?

The S unit for time is the second and the symbol is s.

### A car tire has a mass of about 10 what in metric units of measure?

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### Weight is measured in metric units called?

Newton: 1N= 1kg*m/s&sup2;

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### Why should you use the metric system in science?

Because the metric system uses units of 10's to measure which makes things simple.

### What are the metric symbols?

We use 7 metric Basic Units. They are: Quantity.................Name..............Metric Symbol length.....................meter..............m mass.......................kilogram..........kg time........................second............s electric current.......ampere............A thermo dynamic......temperature...K Kelvin substance..............mole................mol luminous intensity..candela...........cd

### What has the author A L Le Maraic written?

A. L. Le Maraic has written: 'The metric encyclopedia, \\' -- subject(s): Conversion tables, Metric system 'The complete metric system with the international system of units (SI)' -- subject(s): Conversion tables, Metric system, Weights and measures

### What has the author James Torrance Ritchie Watson written?

James Torrance Ritchie Watson has written: 'Thermal conductivity of gases in metric units' -- subject(s): Rare Gases, Tables, Thermal conductivity 'Viscosity of gases in metric units' -- subject(s): Tables, Viscosity

### What is the metric unit used to weigh things?

The kilogram (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI, from the French Le Syst&Atilde;&uml;me International d'Unit&Atilde;&copy;s), which is the modern standard governing the metric system. It is the only SI base unit with an SI prefix as part of its name.

### What is the abbreviation for mega meter?

There is no abbreviation for metric, but there are "metric symbols". Here are the SI Basic Units: We use 7 SI Basic Units. They are: Quantity, Name, and Metric Symbol length meter m mass kilogram kg time second s electric current Ampere A thermo dynamic temperature Kelvin K amount of substance mole mol luminous intensity candela CD