››Convert dekatherm to petajoule

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How many dekatherm in 1 petajoule? The answer is 947817.07774915.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 9.4781707774915E-10 dekatherm, or 1.0E-15 petajoule.
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››Definition: Dekatherm

10 therms are known as a decatherm (sometimes, dekatherm commonly abbreviated Dth), which is 1000000 Btu.

Note in this case, we define this based on therm [Europe] not therm [U.S.] since the exact number is slightly different for each case.

››Definition: Petajoule

The SI prefix "peta" represents a factor of 1015, or in exponential notation, 1E15.

So 1 petajoule = 1015 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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