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Last Updated: Nov 05, 2015     Views: 0

When they originated from a person's name, the metric units include uppercase letters (e.g., Gy). Metric units presented in uppercase letters also the symbols for some prefixes that represent powers of 10: exa (E), peta (P), tera (t), giga (G), and mega (M).

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