## ››Convert hectobar to gigabar

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How many hectobar in 1 gigabar? The answer is 10000000.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-7 hectobar, or 1.0E-14 gigabar.
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## ››Definition: Hectobar

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

So 1 hectobar = 102 bars.

The definition of a bar is as follows:

The bar is a measurement unit of pressure, equal to 1,000,000 dynes per square centimetre (baryes), or 100,000 newtons per square metre (pascals). The word bar is of Greek origin, báros meaning weight. Its official symbol is "bar"; the earlier "b" is now deprecated, but still often seen especially as "mb" rather than the proper "mbar" for millibars.

## ››Definition: Gigabar

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

So 1 gigabar = 109 bars.

The definition of a bar is as follows:

The bar is a measurement unit of pressure, equal to 1,000,000 dynes per square centimetre (baryes), or 100,000 newtons per square metre (pascals). The word bar is of Greek origin, báros meaning weight. Its official symbol is "bar"; the earlier "b" is now deprecated, but still often seen especially as "mb" rather than the proper "mbar" for millibars.

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