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What does prefix kilo- mean in 1000 meters?

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March 08, 2015 5:44PM

The meaning of the prefix kilo is 1 000.
1 kilometre = 1 000 metres

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March 08, 2015 4:49PM

prefix kilo- mean in 1000 meters.so ,kilo means thousand ,as it is a greek word.

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March 07, 2015 12:49PM

kilo is a bigger unit. 1 kilometer is equal to 1000 meters.

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December 22, 2014 6:11PM

There is no prefix in "1,000 meters".

The prefix "kilo-" in "kilometer" means "1,000".

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December 19, 2014 11:34AM

The prefix "kilo" means one thousand. So a kilometer is a thousand meters. Another example is the kilogram, which is a thousand grams.