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Re: Element for Numbers

From: Mikko Rantalainen <mira@cc.jyu.fi>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 23:16:09 +0200
Message-ID: <3DE14199.104@cc.jyu.fi>
To: www-html@w3.org
CC: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>

David Woolley wrote:
>>  k    | kilo  | 10^+ 3 | 2^10

k = kilo = 10^3 != 2^10

> There is no ambiguity here:
> 
> k is 10^3
> K is 2^10

Perhaps you can fill up the following too:

M is 10^6
? is 2^20 ???

G is 10^9
? is 2^30 ???

T is 10^12
? is 2^40 ???

(remember that m is 10^-3)


I guess the correct answer is 2^10=Ki, 2^20=Mi, 2^30=Gi 2^40=Ti etc. but 
I've yet to see anybody to use those in real life.

-- 
Mikko
Received on Sunday, 24 November 2002 16:16:22 GMT

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