## Metric Prefixes (IP078E)

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- Published: Friday, 06 October 2017 00:00
- Written by Newton C. Braga

Metric prefixes (Greek) used in the SI to express multiples and submultiples of the units above (and others).

Value (multiply by) |
Prefix |
Symbol |

10^{24} |
Yotta | Y |

10^{21} |
Zetta | Z |

10^{18} |
Exa | E |

10^{15} |
Peta | P |

10^{12} |
Tera | T |

10^{9} |
Giga | G |

10^{6} |
Mega | M |

10^{3} |
Kilo | k |

10^{2} |
Hecto | h |

10 | Deca | da |

10^{-1} |
Deci | d |

10^{-2} |
Centi | c |

10^{-3} |
Mili | m |

10^{-6} |
Micro | ? |

10^{-9} |
Nano | n |

10^{-12} |
Pico | P |

10^{-15} |
Femto | F |

10^{-18} |
Atto | A |

10^{-21} |
Zepto | Z |

10^{-24} |
Yocto | Y |