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Metric Measurement - Weight

 

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The metric measure units of weight are based on the gram.

Table Comparing Metric Units of weight
Unit Milligram Centigram Decigram Gram Dekagram Hectagram Kilogram
Milligram
mg
1

1/10
.1

1/100
.01
1/1000
.001
1/10000
.0001
1/100000
.00001
1/1000000
.000001
Centigram
cg
10 1 1/10
.1
1/100
.01
1/1000
.001
1/10000
.0001
1/100000
.00001
Decigram
dg
100 10 1 1/10
.1
1/100
.01
1/1000
.001
1/10000
.0001

Gram
g

1000 100 10 1 1/10
.1
1/100
.01
1/1000
.001
Dekagram
dag
10000 1000 100 10 1 1/10
.1
1/100
.01
Hectagram
hg
100000 10000 1000 100 10 1 1/10
.1
Kilogram
kg
1000000 100000 10000 1000 100 10 1

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Table of Examples of Metric Weight Units Usage
Milligram

Drop

Drop

Snow flakes

Snowflakes

Gram

Egg

Egg

Envelope

Envelope

Kilogram

Man Running

Man Running

Chair

Chair