››Convert dekatonne to gigatonne

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How many dekatonne in 1 gigatonne? The answer is 100000000.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.0001 dekatonne, or 1.0E-12 gigatonne.
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››Definition: Dekatonne

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

So 1 dekatonne = 101 tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).

››Definition: Gigatonne

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

So 1 gigatonne = 109 tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).

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