**How does one convert metric measures of weight to US Standard Measures and vice versa?**

**Below are tables that show how to make these conversions between the two systems. Click on the following links if you aren't familiar with US Standard and Metric Measures of length**

Metric |
US Standard |
Formula |

1 milligram (mg) |
0.0154 grain |
gs X 0.0154 = grains |

1 gram (g) |
0.0353 ounce (oz) |
gs X 0.0353 = ozs |

1 kilogram (kg) |
2.2046 pounds (lbs) |
kgs X 2.2046 = pounds |

1 tonne (t) |
1.1023 short ton mile |
kms X 1.1023 short ton |

US Standard |
Metric |
Formula |

1 ounce (oz) |
28.35 grams (gs) |
ozs X 28.35 = grams |

1 pound (lb) |
0.4536 kilogram (kg) |
lbs X 0.4536 = kilograms |

1 stone |
6.3503 kilogram (kg) |
stone X 6.3503 = kilograms |

1 tonne (t) |
1.1023 short ton |
ts X 1.1023 = kilograms |

**Use the above formulas and calculator below to convert various measures of weight between the US Standard and Metric measure systems:**

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