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Unformatted text preview: 8/28/13Que st Le a r ning & Asse ssme ntB ack Prin t v iewSlid e8 of 130 1 . M ath Rev iew - Un itsCo u rse:Ph y 3 0 1 (5 8 3 3 5 )Du e d ate: Sep temb er 0 3 , 2 0 1 3 1 2 :0 0 PM8: SI Prefix esIn addition to converting from one set of units to another (like converting fromBritish units to MKS units) we also have a set of standard prefexes in the SI system.It is common to use these to convert between very large units and very small units.For example, 1 kilometer (km) is the same as 1000 meters (m) which is the same as1,000,000 millimeters (mm).A table of common SI prefixes, and their equivalencies, followsPrefixAbbrev.Mul tipl ierExaE1,000,000,000,000,000,000Pet aP1,000,000,000,000,000Te r aT1,000,000,000,000GigaG1,000,000,000MegaM1,000,000k il ok1,000hectoh10 0dekada 10Base Unit (meter, l iter, sec ond, etc .)decidcenticmillimmicronanonAngstrom* picommphttps://que st.c ns.ute xa s.e du/stude nt/module se ssions/a dministe r ? module se ssion= 27290841/28/28/13Que st Le a r ning & Asse ssme ntfemtofattoa*Note: Angstrom is a special unit for length, not a prefix.Table of ContentNext slidehttps://que st.c ns.ute xa s.e du/stude nt/module se ssions/a dministe r ? module se ssion= 27290842/2...
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