Decimal Naming and Prefixes



 

 


Trying to figure out what a PetaByte is? The following table of Decimal Naming Prefixes provides a quick reference.

Table of Decimal Naming Prefixes
Prefix Name Abbrev Scientific Decimal
Unit 1 1
Kilo Thousand K 1×103 1,000
Mega Million M 1×106 1,000,000
Giga Billion G 1×109 1,000,000,000
Tera Trillion T 1×1012 1,000,000,000,000
Peta P 1×1015 1,000,000,000,000,000
Exa E 1×1018 1,000,000,000,000,000,000
Zeta Z 1×1021 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
Yotta Y 1×1024 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

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