11th Class Physics Physical World / भौतिक जगत S.I. Prefixes

S.I. Prefixes

Category : 11th Class

In physics we deal from very small (micro) to very large (macro) magnitudes, as one side we talk about the atom while on the other side of universe, e.g., the mass of an electron is 9.1 x 10-31 kg while that of the sun is 2 x 1030 kg. To express such large or small magnitudes we use the following prefixes :     Prefixes and symbol

Power of 10 Prefix Symbol
1018 exa E
1015 peta P
1012 tera T
109 giga G
106 mega M
103 kilo k
102 hecto h
101 deca da
10-1 deci d
10-2 centi c
10-3 milli m
10-6 micro m
10-9 nano n
10-12 pico p
10-15 femto f
10-18 atto a


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