Academic Writing for International Students of Science - Jane Bottomley 2015
9.5 Units of measurement
9 Academic and scientific conventions
Measurements should be presented following the SI (Système International d’Unités). The following are used widely throughout the scientific world. Note the use or non-use of capital letters and spaces in the examples: it is important that you write these correctly.
Other generally useful abbreviations
Used to measure
International System of Units (2006) Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (8th edition), http://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si_brochure_8_en.pdf for other units used in your subject.
Correct the mistakes in the way the measurements are written.
1) Temperatures may reach 40°c.
2) The wire measured 2mm in diameter.
3) The machine weighs 44 Kg.
4) Measure 2 ls of water.
5) 2 g of solution were added to every m3 of water.