• # Metric Unit Conversions

## Metric Unit Converter

Use this form to easily convert electrical units such as microhms to ohms, amps to milliamps, microfarads to farads, etc.
 tera (T) = mega (M) pico (p)nano (n)micro (µ)milli (m)centi (c)deci (d)basedeka (da)hecto (h)kilo (k)mega (M)giga (G)tera (T) pico (p)nano (n)micro (µ)milli (m)centi (c)deci (d)basedeka (da)hecto (h)kilo (k)mega (M)giga (G)tera (T)

Prefix Symbol Decimal Equivalent Pronounced Exponential Expression
tera- T 1,000,000,000,000 TER-uh 1012
giga- G 1,000,000,000 GIG-uh 109
mega- M 1,000,000 MEG-uh 106
kilo- k 1,000 KIL-oh 103
hecto- h 100 HEK-toe 102
deka- da 10 DEK-uh 10
deci- d 0.1 DES-ee 10-1
centi- c 0.01 SEN-tee 10-2
milli- m 0.001 MIL-ee 10-3
micro- µ 0.000,001 MY-kro 10-6
nano- n 0.000,000,001 NAN-oh 10-9
pico- p 0.000,000,000,001 PEE-koh 10-12
You can use the following sentence to remember the prefixes in order:
King Henry Doesn't [Usually] Drink Chocolate Milk
The first letters of the words stand for the prefixes, with "Usually" in the middle standing for the "unit" being converted:
kilo- hecto- deka- [unit] deci- centi- milli-

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