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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 effo​rt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the conversions, however users should refer to other websites for independent verification of the information provided.

Use the following links for information on SI units, their symbols, SI prefixes and Australian legal units of measurement.​

Common usag​e in Australia (AS/NZS 1376:1996 Conversion Factors, p31) is that:

  • million = 106
  • billion = 109
  • trillion = 1012
  • quadrillion = 1015 

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