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! Factor !! Name !! Symbol !! Multiplying factor
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| 10<sup>24</sup> || yotta || Y || 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>21</sup> || zetta || Z || 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>18</sup> || exa || E || 1 000 000 000 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>15</sup> || peta || P || 1 000 000 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>12</sup> || tera || T || 1 000 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>9</sup> || giga || G || 1 000 000 000
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| 10<sup>6</sup> || mega || M || 1 000 000
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| 10<sup>3</sup> || kilo || k || 1 000
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| 10<sup>2</sup> || hecto || h || 100
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| 10<sup>1</sup> || deca || da || 10
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| 10<sup>-1</sup> || deci || d || 0.1
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| 10<sup>-2</sup> || centi || c || 0.01
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| 10<sup>-3</sup> || milli || m || 0.001
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| 10<sup>-6</sup> || micro || µ || 0.000 001
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| 10<sup>-9</sup> || nano || n || 0.000 000 001
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| 10<sup>-12</sup> || pico || p || 0.000 000 000 001
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| 10<sup>-15</sup> || femto || f || 0.000 000 000 000 001
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| 10<sup>-18</sup> || atto || a || 0.000 000 000 000 000 001
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| 10<sup>-21</sup> || zepto || z || 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 001
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| 10<sup>-24</sup> || yocto || y || 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 000 001
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SI prefixes

Description

There are 20 SI prefixes defined to represent multiples and submiltiples of SI units.


Reference: BIPM SI prefixes

Factor Name Symbol Multiplying factor
1024 yotta Y 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
1021 zetta Z 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
1018 exa E 1 000 000 000 000 000 000
1015 peta P 1 000 000 000 000 000
1012 tera T 1 000 000 000 000
109 giga G 1 000 000 000
106 mega M 1 000 000
103 kilo k 1 000
102 hecto h 100
101 deca da 10
10-1 deci d 0.1
10-2 centi c 0.01
10-3 milli m 0.001
10-6 micro µ 0.000 001
10-9 nano n 0.000 000 001
10-12 pico p 0.000 000 000 001
10-15 femto f 0.000 000 000 000 001
10-18 atto a 0.000 000 000 000 000 001
10-21 zepto z 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 001
10-24 yocto y 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 000 001


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