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    What is the place value name for the mass of a hydrogen atom?

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    The mass of hydrogen atom=
    0.0000000000000000000000017g now what I need is:
    example:(sextillionths grams)

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    1.7 x 10 exp-24 grams is also known as 1.7 yoctograms (or 1.7 yg). The metric system works as follows:

    prefix: symbol: magnitude: meaning (multiply by):

    Yotta Y 10exp24 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000
    Zetta Z 10exp21 1 000 000 000 ...

    Solution Summary

    The place value named for the mass of a hydrogen atom are determined. The place value name is examined.