Home MATHEMATICS TOPIC 4: UNITS | MATHEMATICS FORM 1

# TOPIC 4: UNITS | MATHEMATICS FORM 1

3091
143 ## TOPIC 4: UNITS

A unit – is defined as a symbol or sign which is assigned to a number to describe a kind of measurement made

#### Units of Length

Conversion of One Unit of Length to Another

Convert one unit of length to another

The conversion of one unit to another is done by considering the arrangement below Example, from the above we get Computations on Metric Units of Length

Perform computations on metric units of length

Example 1

Convert Solution  #### Unit of Mass

Convertion of One Unit of Mass to Another

Convert one unit of mass to another

The conversion of one unit to another is done by considering the arrangement below Example, from the above The conversion of​​ tonne to other units is done converting it to​​ kilogram first and then from kilogram to the required unit.

1 tonne = 1000kg

Computation on Metric Units of Mass

Perform computation on metric units of mass

Example 2 Solution #### Units of Time

The units of time are of two types, smaller and larger units of time.Smaller units of time includes seconds, minutes, hours and days.Larger units of time includes week, month, year, decade, century,millennium.

Convertion of One Unit of Time to another

Convert one unit of time to another

The conversion of units of time to another can be done by considering the arrangement below