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metric prefixes are used worldwide to refer to large numbers
prefix mega is symbolized M
prefix giga is symbolized G
mega means 10 to the sixth power
giga means 10 to the ninth power
communicate more clearly with metric prefixes
read more about SI (international system of units)
read more about ICAS (integrated chronological applications system)
read AAT ICAS poster about metric terms for large and small numbers

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the term 'megaeon' is derived from a metric prefix scheme. the term 'megaeon' is moreover specified by AAT ICAS as a metric-prefix scheme alternative for the customary term 'million'. the use and reference of the term 'megaeon' on is made without any intentional infringement, and does not imply any limitation on the standards or trademarks of Alliance for the Advancement of Technology or other similar parties. that said, is a trademark of Ronald L Stone.

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