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Metric Prefixes

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exa
E
1 + 18 zeroes
10¹⁸
peta
P
1 + 15 zeroes
10¹⁵
tera
T
1 + 12 zeroes
10¹²
giga
G
1,000,000,000
10⁹
mega
M
1,000,000
10⁶
kilo
k
1000
10³
hecto
h
100
10²
deka
da
10
10¹
Base Unit
1
10⁰
deci
d
1/10 (0.1)
10⁻¹
centi
c
1/100 (0.01)
10⁻²
milli
m
1/1000 (0.001)
10⁻³
micro
μ
1/1,000,000 (0.000001)
10⁻⁶
nano
n
1/1,000,000,000 (0.000000001)
10⁻⁹
pico
p
1/1,000,000,000,000 (0.000000000001)
10⁻¹²
femto
f
1/1,000,000,000,000,000 (0.000000000000001)
10⁻¹⁵
atto
a
1/1 + 18 zeroes (0.000000000000000001)
10⁻¹⁸