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## How do you write kg?

Among the SI base units, the kilogram (kg) is the only one whose name and symbol, for historical reasons, include a prefix. "Kilo" the SI prefix for 1000 or 103.Mar 30, 2011

## Is kg a SI base?

Among the SI base units, the kilogram (kg) is the only one whose name and symbol, for historical reasons, include a prefix. "Kilo" the SI prefix for 1000 or 103.Mar 30, 2011

## What Hecto means?

a combining form meaning “hundred,” used in the formation of compound words: hectograph; hectogram.

## Is kilo equal to 1000?

Kilo is a decimal unit prefix in the metric system denoting multiplication by one thousand (103). It is used in the International System of Units, where it has the symbol k, in lower case. The prefix kilo is derived from the Greek word χίλιοι (chilioi), meaning "thousand".

## What is prefix Milli?

a combining form meaning “thousand” (millipede): in the metric system, used in the names of units equal to one thousandth of the given base unit (millimeter).

## How do you write weight?

There are two common abbreviations of weight: wt. and wgt.

## What is a symbol for pounds?

a symbol (£) for “pound” or “pounds” as a monetary unit of the United Kingdom.

## What is the symbol for pounds weight?

The international standard symbol for the avoirdupois pound is lb; an alternative symbol is lbm (for most pound definitions), # (chiefly in the U.S.), and ℔ or ″̶(specifically for the apothecaries' pound). The unit is descended from the Roman libra (hence the abbreviation "lb").