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From: Carl Gladish <carl_gladish@hotmail.com>
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2001111801:45:07
Subject: Standard prefixes

10^13 would just be called "ten trillion".  The prefix for trillion is
"Tera-", so 10^13 meters would be 10 Terameters.  The next prefix is
for 10^15, which is Peta-.

Carl 


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