Master Metric Equivalent and Conversion Factor

Table below is a "master table" that shows:
1) each metric prefix unit up to 106 and down to 10-6.
2) both equivalents for each prefix unit.
3) both conversion factors for each equivalent.
(This means that for every prefix unit there is a total of 4 conversion factors:
2 equivalents, each with 2 conversion factors.)
4) for each prefix unit, the easiest equivalents and conversion factors, i.e. the ones with only positive powers of 10.

You can use either Table in previous lesson or Table below to do metric conversions.
You may find Table in previous lesson easier to use because it's simpler.
You may find Table below easier to use because it gives you the bigger picture.
Use whichever one makes it easier for you!

 Table: Master Metric Equivalent and Conversion Factor Table Prefix Unit & symbol Equivalent A Root unit = 1 Two Conversion factors Equivalent B Prefix Unit = 1 Two Conversion factors megameter Mm 1 m = 10-6 Mm 1 m/10-6 Mm 1 Mm = 106m 1 Mm/106m 10-6 Mm/1 m 106 m/1 Mm none 1 m = 10-5  ?? NA 1 ?? = 10-5  m NA none 1 m = 104   ?? NA 1 ?? = 104   m NA kilometer km 1 m = 10-3 km 1 m/10-3 km 1 km = 103 m 1 km/10-3 m 10-3 km/1 m 103 m/1 km hectometer hm 1 m = 10-2 hm 1 m/10-2 hm 1 hm = 102 m 1 hm/102 m 10-2 hm/1 m 102 m/1 hm decameter dam 1 m = 10-1 dam 1 m / 10-1 dam 1 dam = 101 m 1 dam/101 m dam/1 m 101 m/1 dam Root Unit m, g, or L 1 m = 1(100)m 1 m/1m 1 m = 1m 1 m/1m 1 m/1m 1 m/1m decimeter dm 1 m = 101 dm 1 m/101 dm 1d m = 10-1 m 1d m/10-1 m 101 dm/1 m 10-1 m1 dm centimeter cm 1 m = 102 cm 1 m/102 cm 1 cm = 10-2 m 1 cm/10-2 m 102 cm/1 m 1 cm = 10-2 m millimeter mm 1 m = 103 mm 1 m/103 mm 1 mm = 10-3 m 1 mm/10-3 m 103 mm/1 m 10-3 m/1 mm none 1 m = 104  ?? NA 1 ?? = 10-4  m NA none 1 m = 105 ?? NA 1 ?? = 10-5 m NA micrometer m 1 m = 106 m 1 m/106 m 1 m = 10-6 m 1 m/10-6 m 106 m/1 m 10-6 m/1 m
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