Physics reference
Binary prefixes
28Rp5
PhysRef
A comphrensive table of all binary multiples.

Binary prefixes.
prefixsymbolvalueexpanded value
kibiKi [footnote 1] 2101 024
mebiMi2201 048 576
gibiGi2301 073 741 824
tebiTi2401 099 511 627 776
pebiPi2501 125 899 906 842 624
exbiEi2601 152 921 504 606 846 976
zebiZi2701 180 591 620 717 411 303 424
yobiYi2801 208 925 819 614 629 174 706 176
Legend.
prefix
The name of the prefix, which is prepended directly before the unit bit or byte. For instance, appending the prefix mebi gives you mebibit.
symbol
The symbol of the prefix, to be used in conjunction with the symbol for a unit, following the rules above. For instance, one would write Mibit for mebibit.
value, expanded value
The value of the prefix, written in an abbreviated matter and then expanded.
Footnotes.
1.
For consistency with the other binary prefixes, the symbol for the prefix kibi is Ki, whereas the symbol for the traditional SI prefix kilo is a lowercase k.

footnote 1
Navigation.
Erik Max Francis -- TOP
     Welcome to my homepage.
0e 
Reference -- UP
     A technical reference.
8Re 
Physics reference -- UP
     A physics reference for students and teachers.
28Rp 
Physics reference: SI prefixes -- PREVIOUS
     A comphrensive table of all SI multiples and submultiples.
28Rp4
Physics reference: SI rules and conventions -- NEXT
     A list of the rules and conventions for the use of SI.
28Rp6
Quick links.
Contents of Erik Max Francis' homepages -- CONTENTS
     Everything in my homepages.
1In1
Feedback -- FEEDBACK
     How to send feedback on these pages to the author.
1In5
About Erik Max Francis -- PERSONAL
     Information about me.
1In7
Copyright -- COPYRIGHT
     Copyright information regarding these pages.
1In4

Copyright © 1996 Erik Max Francis. All rights reserved.
28Rp5
PhysRef
Web presence provided by
Alcyone Systems
Last updated
2017 Jan 01 19:34
Web design by
7 sisters productions

The Alcyone Systems Web Ring (13 sites) >>>
Hard Science
Hard science, the easy way.
Alcyone Systems | Erik Max Francis | Blackgirl International | Bosskey.net | CatCam | Crank dot Net | Hard Science | Losers dot Org | Polly Wanna Cracka? | Realpolitik | sade deluxe | 7 Sisters Productions ]