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Mass

The units of mass most commonly used are kilogram, gram, milligram and microgram.

Unit (symbol)

Conversion

kilogram (kg) 1 kg = 1000g  
gram (g) - (basic unit)
1 g = 1000 mg
1 g = 1 kg ÷ 1000
milligram (mg)
1 mg = 1000 µg
1 mg = 1 g ÷ 1000
microgram g)
1µg = 1 mg ÷ 1000

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mass unit conversions

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