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mega (M)

With the prefix mega (M) a double meaning is possible. On the one hand, it can be the prefix for 1 million, namely `10^6`, on the other hand, when specifying memory sizes, it can be the prefix for `2^20`, which corresponds to 1,048, 576.

The prefix mega is used in connection with the data rate as megabits per second (Mbit/s), with the frequency as megahertz( MHz), with the computing power as MFLOPS, the screen resolution as megapixel or with the storage capacity as megabyte.

Englisch: mega - M
Updated at: 22.01.2022
#Words: 80
Links: prefix, memory, 576, connection, data rate
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