Multiple Units

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Multiple Units


units that are integral multiples of systemic and subsidiary units of physical quantities. In the International

Table 1. Multiple units
101 ..........deca-дda
102 ..........hecto-h
103 ..........kilo-kk
106 ..........mega-MM
109 ..........giga-ΓG
1012 ..........tera-тT

System of Units, multiple units are formed according to the decimal principle, which relates the multiple units to the basic units. They are named using prefixes with the name of the basic unit (see Table 1).

Examples: 1 decaliter (da l) = 10 l, 1 kilometer (km) = 103 m, 1 megahertz (MHz) = 106 Hz.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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