This section deals with units, numerical prefixes as well as scientific notation. Understanding uncertainties dealing with accuracy and precision.

Scholar Notes on Units, prefixes and scientific notation - pdf file

The required prefixes are:

Prefix | Symbol | Multiplier |

Peta | P | x 10^{15} |

Terra | T | x 10^{12} |

Giga | G | x 10^{9} |

Mega | M | x 10^{6} |

kilo | k | x 10^{3} |

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

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

micro | µ | X 10^{-6} |

nano | n | x 10^{-9} |

pico | p | x 10^{-12} |

femto | f | x 10^{-15} |