# mega (M)

With the prefix mega (M) a double meaning is possible. On the one hand, it can be the prefix for 1 million, namely 10^6, on the other hand, when specifying memory sizes, it can be the prefix for 2^20, which corresponds to 1,048, 576.

The prefix mega is used in connection with the data rate as megabits per second (Mbit/s), with the frequency as megahertz( MHz), with the computing power as MFLOPS, the screen resolution as megapixel or with the storage capacity as megabyte.

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 Englisch: mega - M Updated at: 22.01.2022 #Words: 80 Links: prefix, memory, 576, connection, data rate Translations: DE Sharing: