What is 100 grams equal to?


Quick Answer

One hundred grams, or one hectogram, is 3.5274 ounces. One hundred grams is also 1543.2 grains or 0.0157473 stone. One hundred grams is 64.301 pennyweights, a measure of troy weight. One hundred grams is 500 carats, a measure of weight used for gemstones.

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The gram is a metric unit used for mass in the International System of Units, or SI. The gram was originally defined as absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a meter, at the temperature of melting ice. Approximate examples of 100 grams of food are two small, fist-sized peaches or half a bagel.

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