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Metric Prefixes

Most countries have adopted the metric system. Instead of using very large or very small numbers, the size of a value is often represented by a prefix. It is important to know the common prefixes and how to use them.


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#1   Which prefix represents a million (1,000,000)?

#2   Of the following, which is the largest?

#3   Which prefix represents a millionth (0.000 001)?

#4   Of the following, which is the smallest?

#5   The centi- prefix represents a hundred, meaning that 1 centimetre is 100 metres.

#6   Which metric prefix uses the symbol "k"?

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#7   The symbol for a metric prefix is always a single letter.

#8   Capitalisation of symbols is important; "m" is not the same as "M".

#9   Which of the following is a well-known branch of biology?

#10   Which of the following is a field of science that works with matter at an atomic scale?

#11   Which of the following is the name of a tool commonly used in mechanical engineering?





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