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Practical Electronics for Inventors, 4th Edition by Simon Monk, Paul Scherz

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APPENDIX C

Useful Facts and Formulas

C.1 Greek Alphabet

Alpha

Α

α

Beta

Β

β

Gamma

Γ

γ

Delta

Δ

δ

Epsilon

Ε

ε

Zeta

Ζ

ζ

Eta

Η

η

Theta

Θ

θ

Iota

Ι

ι

Kappa

Κ

κ

Lambda

Λ

λ

Mu

Μ

μ

Nu

Ν

ν

Xi

Ξ

ξ

Omicron

Ο

ο

Pi

Π

π

Rho

Ρ

ρ

Sigma

Σ

ς

Tau

Τ

σ

Upsilon

Υ

τ

Phi

Φ

υ

Chi

Χ

ϕ

Psi

Ψ

χ

Omega

Ω

ψ

C.2 Powers of 10 Unit Prefixes

PREFIX

SYMBOL

MULTIPLYING FACTOR

tera

T

× 1012

giga

G

× 109

mega

M

× 106

kilo

k

× 103

centi

c

× 10−2

milli

m

× 10−3

micro

μ

× 10−6

nano

n

× 10−9

pico

p

× 10−12

C.3 Linear Functions (y = mx + b)

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FIGURE C.1

The equation y = mx + b represents the equation of a line. The slope of the ...

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