Q: Why is k the abbreviation for 1 thousand?

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K is an abbreviation for Kilo-(thousand). The abbreviation for Thousand is THOU.

No it isn't, but THOUS is an abbreviation of the word Thousand.

K stands for Kilo means a thousand

The "K" is an abbreviation for "Kilo". One kilo is equal to one thousand.

The abbreviation for ten thousand units is 10K (the K standing for a thousand).

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K is an abbreviation for Kilo-(thousand). The abbreviation for Thousand is THOU.

No it isn't, but THOUS is an abbreviation of the word Thousand.

K stands for Kilo means a thousand

The "K" is an abbreviation for "Kilo". One kilo is equal to one thousand.

K, as in 100,000 = 100K

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30,000 K = Kilo = Thousand

The abbreviation for ten thousand units is 10K (the K standing for a thousand).

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"K" k stands for thousand like 2k for the year 2000

K can be an abbreviation for thousand. 200k means 200,000 dollars.

$16,000. (Sixteen thousand dollars) "K" after a number is an abbreviation for thousand.