# ››Convert centijoule to hectojoule

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How many centijoule in 1 hectojoule? The answer is 10000.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 100 centijoule, or 0.01 hectojoule.
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# ››Definition: Centijoule

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centijoule = 10-2 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).

# ››Definition: Hectojoule

The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of 102, or in exponential notation, 1E2.

So 1 hectojoule = 102 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).

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