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Giga (G)
 10^{9 }=1,000,000,000 =one billion
 blades of grass

Mega (M)
 10^{6}= 1,000,000=1 million
 leaves on a tree

kilo (k)
 10^{3}=1,000= 1 thousand
 leaves on a bush

deka
 10^{1}=10ten
 weight of a small dog or cat

what's the basic unit of measure
meters, grams, liters

deci (d)
10^{1}=0.1=1 tenth
1/2 cup is about a dL

centi (c)
10^{2} =0.01= 1 hundredth


milli (m)
10^{3}=0.001=1 thousandth
1 mL in an SST tube

Micro (μ)
10^{6}=0.000001= 1 millionth
microtainer (.5 mL=500 μL)

nano (n)
10^{9}=0.000000001= 1 billionth
cell cultivation

1 in= _cm
2.54 cm


1qt=_L
 .946L
 Leter are slightly larger


1m=_in
39.37in 1 m is larger

1kg=_lbs
 2.2lb
 1kg is larger
 k=1000, 454g=1lb, so 1000g/454=2.2

1L=_qts
 1.06 qts
 1L is slightly larger









