What Does 1000 Grams Equal?

What Does 1000 Grams Equal?

One thousand grams is equal to one kilogram. The prefix "kilo" means 1,000. One kilogram is also about the same as 2 pounds, 3 ounces.

The unit "gram" is the base unit used to measure weight or mass in the metric system. The mass of one cubic centimeter of water at 4 degrees Fahrenheit is about the same as one gram. A paper clip's mass is about 1 gram.

Other metric units of mass include the metric ton, which is the same as 1,000 kilograms or 1 million grams. A centigram equals 100 grams, while a milligram is one-thousandth of a gram.