Convert kilojoule to gigajoule - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert kilojoule to gigajoule

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How many kilojoule in 1 gigajoule?
The answer is 1000000.
We assume you are converting between kilojoule and gigajoule.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.001 kilojoule, or 1.0E-9 gigajoule.
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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).

Definition: Gigajoule

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of
10^{9}, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigajoule = 10^{9} 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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