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Powers of 10- Basic

Powers of 10 1 Kilometre = 10 x 3 1 Hectometre = 10 x 2 1 Metre = 10 x 1 Mechanical 1 Centimetre = 10–2 Manual, Mechanical 1 Millimetre = 10–3 Mechanical, Microscopic 1 Micrometre = 10–6 Micro-, Neuro, Bacteria, Microbes 10-7 to 10-08 Viruses 10-8 Proteins 1 Nanometre = 10–9 Hydrogen, Nano, Viral 1 Ångström = 10–10 Atomic, Large Molecular 1 Picometre = 10–12 Genomic, Small Molecular 10-14 Nucleus 1 Femtometre = 10–15 Nuclear, Proton, Quantum 10-18 Quarks 1 Zeptometre = 10–21 1 Yoctometre = 10–24 (Light) Microscopes cover the range of roughly 10 x -04 to 10 x -06. Electron Microscopes cover the range of 10 x -07 to 10 x -09
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