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For example, the smallest amount of Bitcoin is one Satoshi or 0.00000001 BTC. What is the smallest amount of Ether and what is it called?

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The smallest unit of ETH is called Wei, and is 1x10^-18 ETH, i.e.

1 Wei = 0.000000000000000001 ETH
  • The units in the equation need to be swapped :) – jeff Apr 1 '17 at 21:34
  • Oops, you're right. – Tjaden Hess Apr 1 '17 at 21:35

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