We should also review our SI prefixes, which we will use a lot in our calculations:

Factor | Name | Symbol |
---|---|---|

1024 | yotta | Y |

1021 | zetta | Z |

1018 | exa | E |

1015 | peta | P |

1012 | tera | T |

109 | giga | G |

106 | mega | M |

103 | kilo | k |

102 | hecto | h |

101 | deka | da |

10-1 | deci | d |

10-2 | centi | c |

10-3 | milli | m |

10-6 | micro | µ |

10-9 | nano | n |

10-12 | pico | p |

10-15 | femto | f |

10-18 | atto | a |

10-21 | zepto | z |

10-24 | yocto | y |

Now that we've reviewed some basics, let's work a simple problem together to see if we understand this concept of the relationship between energy and mass.

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