Units of Measurement

Units of Measurement

Name

Abbreviation

Factor

Pico

Nano

Micro

Milli

Centi

Deci

Kilo

Mega

Giga

Tera

p

n

µ

m

c

d

k

M

G

T

10-12

10-9

10-6

10-3

10-2

10-1

103

106

109

1012

Linear Measurement

1 kilometer (km)

1decimeter (dm)

1centimeter (cm)

1millimeter (mm)

1 micron (µ)

1millimicron (mµ)

1angstrom (Å)

1000 meters (m)

0.1 meter

0.01 meter

0.001 meter

0.000001 (10-6) meter

0.000000001 (10-9) meter

0.0000000001 (10-10) meter

Weight Measurement

1 kilogram (kg)

1milligram (mg)

1 microgram (µg)

1 nanogram (ng)

1 picogram (pg)

1000 g

0.001 g

0.000001 (10-6) g

0.000000001 (10-9) g

0.000000000001 (10-12) g