Higher Physics



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 1015
Terra T x 1012
Giga G x 109
Mega M x 106
kilo k x 103
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