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giga (G)

Giga (G) is the prefix for one billion. In decimal notation it is the nine- digit number 1,000,000,000, in exponential notation it is: 10exp9 or 10hoch9.

The prefix giga, like all other mathematical prefixes, is defined in the Système International ( SI) and is used in conjunction with the data rate as gigabits per second (Gbit/s), with the frequency as gigahertz ( GHz), with the computing power as GFLOPS or with the storage capacity as gigabytes ( GB).

Englisch: giga - G
Updated at: 20.03.2010
#Words: 75
Links: prefix, indium (In), notation, digit (DGT), service indicator (SS7) (SI)
Translations: DE

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