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**The Metric Prefixes**
**Prefix** |
**Symbol** |
**Factor** |
**Value** |

giga |
G |
10 to power of 9 |
1,000,000,000 |

mega |
M |
10 to power of 6 |
1,000,000 |

kilo |
K |
10 to power of 3 |
1,000 |

hecto |
H |
10 to power of 2 |
100 |

deca |
D |
10 to power of 1 |
x |

- |
- |
10 to power of 0 |
1 |

deci |
d |
10 to power of -1 |
0.1 |

centi |
c |
10 to power of -2 |
0.01 |

milli |
m |
10 to power of -3 |
0.001 |

micro |
µ or u |
10 to power of -6 |
0.000001 |

nano |
n |
10 to power of -9 |
0.000000001 |