## Common SI Prefixes

Text | Symbol | Factor |
---|---|---|

tera | T | 1,000,000,000,000 |

giga | G | 1,000,000,000 |

mega | M | 1,000,000 |

kilo | k | 1,000 |

hecto | h | 100 |

(none) | (none) | 1 |

centi | c | 0.01 |

milli | m | 0.001 |

micro | µ | 0.000001 |

nano | n | 0.000000001 |

Text | Symbol | Factor |
---|---|---|

tera | T | 1,000,000,000,000 |

giga | G | 1,000,000,000 |

mega | M | 1,000,000 |

kilo | k | 1,000 |

hecto | h | 100 |

(none) | (none) | 1 |

centi | c | 0.01 |

milli | m | 0.001 |

micro | µ | 0.000001 |

nano | n | 0.000000001 |

To convert centimeters to meters,
multiply by 0.01 (or divide by 100) cm x 0.01 = m OR, cm ÷ 100 = m To convert meters to centimeters,
multiply by 100 m x 100 = cm To convert meters to kilometers,
multiply by 0.001 (or divide by 1000) m x 0.001 = km OR, m ÷ 1000 = km To convert kilometers to meters,
multiply by 1000 km x 1000 = m |