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asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th February, 2020# What is the prefix of mega?

**Mega**-

**Mega**is a unit

**prefix**in metric systems of units denoting a factor of one million (10

^{6}or 1000000). It has the unit symbol M. It was confirmed for use in the International System of Units (SI) in 1960.

Likewise, what words start with mega?

**8-letter words that start with mega**

- megabyte.
- megawatt.
- megastar.
- megabuck.
- megalith.
- megadose.
- megavolt.
- megaflop.

One may also ask, what is Giga prefix? g?/ or /ˈd??g?/) is a unit **prefix** in the metric system denoting a factor of a (short-form) billion (10^{9} or 1000000000). It has the symbol G.

Keeping this in consideration, what is the prefix for 10 6?

Table 5. SI prefixes

Factor | Name | Symbol |
---|---|---|

10^{-}^{1} | deci | d |

10^{-}^{2} | centi | c |

10^{-}^{3} | milli | m |

10^{-}^{6} | micro | µ |

What is the prefix for centi?

**Centi**- (symbol c) is a unit **prefix** in the metric system denoting a factor of one hundredth. Proposed in 1793 and adopted in 1795, the **prefix** comes from the Latin centum, meaning "hundred" (cf. Since 1960, the **prefix** is part of the International System of Units (SI).