giga (G)

Giga (G) is the prefix for one billion. In decimal notation it is the nine- digit number 1,000,000,000, in exponential notation it is: 10exp9 or 10hoch9.

The prefix giga, like all other mathematical prefixes, is defined in the Système International ( SI) and is used in conjunction with the data rate as gigabits per second (Gbit/s), with the frequency as gigahertz ( GHz), with the computing power as GFLOPS or with the storage capacity as gigabytes ( GB).

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 Englisch: giga - G Updated at: 20.03.2010 #Words: 75 Links: prefix, indium (In), notation, digit (DGT), service indicator (SS7) (SI) Translations: DE Sharing: