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From: Carl Gladish

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2001111802:45:07
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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