# How big is 1 yotta? Definition and examples

How big is 1 yotta? 1 yotta is a prefix meaning one septillion or 10 to the power of twenty-three.

1 yotta = 10^{23}

One yotta is equal to a 1 followed by 23 zeros.

Below are a few examples of the word yotta being used as a prefix for gram, liter, and meter.

1 yottagram = 1000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 grams

1 yottaliter = 1000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 liters

1 yottameter = 1000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 meters

## Interesting fact about 1 yotta

**1.** The mass of Mercury = 3.285(10^{23}) kg

Therefore, the mass of Mercury is about 3.285 yottakilograms

**2. **You can store about 250 movies with 1 terabyte

Since 1 yottabyte is equal to 1 trillion terabytes, 1 yottabyte could help you store about 250 trillion movies.

**3.** Many modern computers have 1 terabyte of RAM.

Since 1 yottabyte is equal to 1 trillion terabytes, a manufacturer could build 1 trillion computers if each computer has 1 terabyte of RAM.

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