Math Definitions - Letter K


Definition of Kilo-

Definition of Kilo-

kilo- is a prefix that means one thousand.

For example,

  • A kilolitre is one thousand litres.
  • A kilogram is one thousand grams.
  • A kilometre is one thousand metres.
  • A kiloPascal is one thousand Pascals.
  • A kiloHertz is one thousand Hertz.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter K

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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