Table 10

Common Prefixes

Prefix Symbol Factor Equivalence
giga G 109 billion
mega M 106 million
kilo k 103 thousand
centi c 10-2 hundreth
milli m 10-3 thousandth
micro F 10-6 millionth
nano n 10-9 billionth
pico p 10-12 trillionth

 

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