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Converting Between Metric Weight And US Standard Weight

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

Table Showing Conversions of Common Metric To Common US Standard Measures of Weight
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

 

Table to Convert Common US Standard Weight Measures To Common Metric Measures
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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