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Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte, Petabyte, Exabyte, Zettabyte...

A - answer With ever growing capacity especially in archive devices you can often find uncommon prefixes in the values of capacity units.

What numbers are represented by these prefixes? (decimal or binary base used in IT):

Kilo- (k)10001
1.000 (1e3)
Mega- (M)10002
1.000.000 (1e6)
Giga- (G)10003
10243 (1e9)
Tera- (T)10004
10244 (1e12)
Peta- (P)10005
10245 (1e15)
Exa- (P)10006
10246 (1e18)
Zetta- (Z)10007
10247 (1e21)
Yotta- (Y)10008
10248 (1e24)

(KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB)

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See also:
Tip 11994:How to scale a 3D model to a given size in Fusion 360?
Tip 11757:How to change blocks properties ex-post: annotative, allow exploding, scale uniformly
Tip 11494:Entering decimal values using fractions in CAD applications.
Tip 11320:How to find volume, mass or surface area of a component in Fusion 360?
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts - NumInText.

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