Prefix
Symbol
Magnitude
kilo- k 10^{3} base 10^{0} deci- d 10^{-1} centi- c 10^{-2} milli- m 10^{-3} micro- (or mc) 10^{-6} nano- n 10^{-9}
Dimensional (Unit) Analysis and Problem Solving
For example, how long is a one foot ruler?
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Last modified 1 September 2009