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Metric Conversion

The table below contains metric conversion factors for area, length, mass, power, temperature, pressure, velocity, volume and energy.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the conversions, however users should refer to other websites for independent verification of the information provided.
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Common usage in Australia (AS/NZS 1376:1996 Conversion Factors, p31) is that:
  • million = 106
  • billion = 109
  • trillion = 1012
  • quadrillion = 1015 


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