How many erg in 1 kilojoule?
The answer is 10000000000.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg, or 0.001 kilojoule.
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An erg is the unit of energy and mechanical work in the centimetre-gram-second (CGS) system of units, symbol "erg". Its name is derived from the Greek word meaning "work".

Definition: Kilojoule

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilojoule = 10^{3} 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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