# ››Convert megajoule to British thermal unit

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 Did you mean to convert megajoule to British thermal unit Btu [thermochemical]

How many megajoule in 1 btu? The answer is 0.0010550559.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 1.0E-6 megajoule, or 0.00094781707774915 btu.
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# ››Definition: Megajoule

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megajoule = 106 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: Btu

The British thermal unit (BTU or Btu) is a non-metric unit of energy, used in the United States and, to a lesser extent, the UK (where it isgenerally only used for heating systems). The SI unit is the joule (J), which is used by most other countries.

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