Re: [DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!
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Re: [DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!



Kilo, mega, giga, mille, centi etc all derive from latin or greek and are international SI prefixes laid down centuries ago

Martin
 
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Thanks for the explanation, but we are not on a metric system. The Roman Numerals are much closer to our system then metrics.

Gary Masie

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From: Peter Lucas 
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012 3:48 pm
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> 
> On Mar 15, 2012, at 3:33 PM, gmfm1@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> > The Roman Numeral "M" equals 1,000. 100M is 100,000. Why they 
> use "K" for thousand, I do not understand.
> 
> They aren't roman numerals, they are metric prefixes. K = 
> "kilo" = 1000. M = "mega" = 1,000,000 G = "giga", as in 
> Jigawatts". :-)
> 
> --Pete Lucas
> VIN #06703
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