A prefix meaning one billion (1,000,000,000 or 10

Examples:

• a gigagram is a billion grams

• a gigabyte is a billion bytes

• a gigameter is a billion meters (one million km), which is a little less then the diameter of the Sun.

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Example: 12 Gm = 12 gigameters = 12 billion meters (12,000,000,000 m)

^{9})Examples:

• a gigagram is a billion grams

• a gigabyte is a billion bytes

• a gigameter is a billion meters (one million km), which is a little less then the diameter of the Sun.

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**G**Example: 12 Gm = 12 gigameters = 12 billion meters (12,000,000,000 m)

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