## ››Convert dekajoule to gigajoule

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How many dekajoule in 1 gigajoule? The answer is 100000000.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.1 dekajoule, or 1.0E-9 gigajoule.
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## ››Definition: Dekajoule

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of 101, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekajoule = 101 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: Gigajoule

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

So 1 gigajoule = 109 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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