Basic Electrical Theory METRIC SYSTEM AND POWERS OF TENExamples of expressing numbers as power of 10 are shown in Table A-5.TABLE A-5POWERS of 10Number=Powerof10CommonlyReadAs0.000,001 = 10^{-6}10 to the minus sixth0.000,01 = 10^{-5}10 to the minus fifth0.000,1 = 10^{-4}10 to the minus fourth0.001 = 10^{-3}10 to the minus third0.01 = 10^{-2}10 to the minus two0.1 = 10^{-1}10 to the minus one1 = 10^{0}10 to the zero10 = 10^{1}10 to the first100 = 10^{2}10 to the second1,000 = 10^{3}10 to the third10,000 = 10^{4}10 to the fourth100,000 = 10^{5}10 to the fifth1,000,000 = 10^{6}10 to the sixthRev. 0 Page A-5 ES-01

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