**Kilo**

**Kilo** is a prefix in the metric system which implies multiplying by one thousand. In scientific notation, 1,000 is written as 1 \times {10^3}.

**Examples: **

1 kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams

1 kilometer is equal to 1,000 meters

1 kiloliter is equal to 1,000 liters

3 kilometers is equal to 3,000 meters

6 kilograms is equal to 6,000 grams