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# What does kilo mean in kilometer?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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It means a thousand and so a thousand meters = 1 kilometer

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### What does kilo mean in kilometer and kilogram?

&quot;Kilo&quot; is a prefix derived from the Greek word for &quot;thousand.&quot; In kilometer, it signifies 1000 meters, while in kilogram, it denotes 1000 grams.

### How do you work out how many meter in 1 half kilo?

If you mean kilometer for the term 'kilo', then 1 kilometer = 1000 meters. So 1 half kilo = 500 meters.

### What does the pre fix kilo mean?

kilo = 1000 Example: kilogram = 1000 grams kilometer = 1000 meters etc.

### How many meter kilo equal?

If you mean kilometer than 1000 meters

### How many linear meters in a kilometer?

The prefix "kilo" usually means 1000. "Kilometer" is no exception. (In computer science, "kilo" is sometimes taken to mean 1024, rather than 1000.)

### How many feet are in a K?

depends k stands for kilo-.....do u mean kilometer

### What does kilometer mean in math terms?

It means kilo meter is a math term for meters

### What is the prefix used to express 1000?

"Kilo-", as in "kilometer", or "kilobyte". Or "Milli-", when it isn't used to mean 1/1000, as in "millennium".

### What does the prefix kilo mean?

kilo- means 1000.A kilometer is 1000 meters, a kilogram is 1000 grams, a kilobyte is 1000 bytes.ThousandKilo means 1000One thousand

### What does prefix kilo- mean in 1000 meters?

"A thousand of..." eg 1 kilometre is 1000 metres.

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### What is a mathematical term that starts with k?

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