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how do i convert kJ to joules since that's the standard unit
how do i convert mA to amperes
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See the "prefixes" section of this entry at wikipedia.org about SI units:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SI

k = *1000 ("kilo")
m = 1/1000 ("milli")
M = *1000000 ("Mega")

And I like to multiply by 1 to do my unit conversions, like this:

10mA * (1A/1000mA) = 0.010A

or

57kJ * (1000J/1kJ) = 57000J
 

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