Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 22

Answer

Prefix Multipliers are multipliers that change the value of the unit by powers of 10 (just like an exponent does in scientific notation). Some examples are: kilo, mega, giga, tera, and peta.

Work Step by Step

Kilo indicates a factor of 1000 or $10^3$. So one kilogram is 1000 grams, two kilograms 2000 grams, and so on.
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