# ››Convert gigahertz to hertz

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How many GHz in 1 hertz? The answer is 1.0E-9.
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The SI derived unit for frequency is the hertz.
1 GHz is equal to 1000000000 hertz.
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# ››Definition: Gigahertz

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigahertz = 109 .

The definition of a hertz is as follows:

The hertz (symbol Hz) is the SI unit of frequency. It is named in honour of the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who made some important contributions to science in the field of electromagnetism.

# ››Definition: Hertz

The hertz (symbol Hz) is the SI unit of frequency. It is named in honour of the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who made some important contributions to science in the field of electromagnetism.

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