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Multiples and Prefixes for Metric Units

Multiples and Prefixes for Metric Units – One of the greatest advantages of the metric system is that it is a decimal, or base-10, system.
This means that larger or smaller units may be obtained by multiplying or dividing by powers of 10. A list of some multiples and corresponding prefixes for metric units is given in the following table (Figure 1)

Multiples and Prefixes for Metric Units
Figure 1: Multiples and Prefixes for Metric Units
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