# tera (T)

Tera (T) is the prefix for 1 trillion. In decimal notation, it is the twelve- digit number 1,000,000,000; in exponential notation, it is: `10^12`.

The prefix Tera is defined like all other mathematical prefixes in the SystÃ¨me International( SI). The prefix Tera is used in connection with the data rate as Terabit per second (Tbit/s), with the frequency as Terahertz( THz), with the computing power as TFLOPS or with the storage capacity as Terabyte( TB).