Pico, Femto, Atto, What is next?

Bob Lauder bsa016 at cent1.lancs.ac.uk
Mon Apr 25 06:14:13 EST 1994


> The title says it all. What is the correct prefix for 10^-21?

 10^-21 - zepto - z
 10^-24 - yocto - y

 10^21 - zetta - Z
 10^24 - yotta - Y

 So 1 yocto mole doesn't have many molecules :-)

Bob

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