# What are the 6 metric prefixes from largest to smallest?

## What are the 6 metric prefixes from largest to smallest?

Terms in this set (9)

• Mega. 1,000,000/1. M. (8)
• Kilo. 1,000/1. K. (7)
• Hecto. 100/1. H. (6)
• deka. 10/1. DA. (5)
• Standerd unit. Standerd unit.
• Deci. 1/10. .10. D. (4)
• Centi. 1/100. .100. C. (3)
• Milli. 1/1,000. .1000. M. (2)

Is kilo a prefix?

Kilo is a decimal unit prefix in the metric system denoting multiplication by one thousand (103). It is used in the International System of Units, where it has the symbol k, in lower case. The prefix kilo is derived from the Greek word χίλιοι (chilioi), meaning “thousand”.

Are kilometers bigger than meters?

Kilometers are 1,000 times larger than meters. The meter is the base unit for measuring length or distance in the metric system.

### Did Henry drink chocolate milk?

Throughout his kingdom, King Henry made sure that all of the cows were fed great supplies of chocolate to continue to provide him with his beloved chocolate milk drink. He drank chocolate milk with his dinner. He even drank chocolate milk for his bedtime snack.

What are the prefixes of the metric system?

The prefixes used within the metric system serve to designate a multiple or subdivision of a unit. The most common prefixes include: mega-, kilo-, centi-, milli- and nano-.

What is the metric prefix?

A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit. While all metric prefixes in common use today are decadic, historically there have been a number of binary metric prefixes as well.