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$\mathrm {da}$

The Système Internationale d'Unités symbol for the metric scaling prefix deka, denoting $10^{\, 1 }$, is $\mathrm { da }$.

Its $\LaTeX$ code is \mathrm {da} .

Also known as

Some sources give deka- as deca-, but this is easily confused with deci-.

As a consequence, deka- is the preferred usage on $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$.

Linguistic Note

The prefix deka- derives from Ancient Greek δέκα (déka), meaning ten.