Technically, a kilogram is a unit of mass, not weight. Several items that have a mass of approximately 1 kilogram include a liter of water and a large dictionary. More » Science Measurements

There are 1,000 grams in a kilogram. A gram is a metric unit commonly used for measuring the mass of small objects such as small amounts of food and jewelry. Kilograms are typically used for determining the mass of large... More » Science Measurements

A kilogram is approximately 2.20 pounds. The kilogram is the base unit the metric system uses for mass. Beginning in July 1959, the internationally accepted standard for the avoirdupois pound became exactly 0.45359237 kg... More » Math Algebra
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A gram, a commonly used unit of mass in the metric system, is one-thousandth of a kilogram. The abbreviation for gram is "g," and "kg" represents a kilogram. More » Science Measurements

Density is mass per unit volume, and the SI (or Systeme International) unit is kilogram per cubic meter, abbreviated as kg/m^3. This means that finding the density of a particular object requires dividing its mass by its... More » Science Measurements

A kilogram is a unit of mass and a liter is a unit of volume, so there is no direct rate of conversion. If you know the density of a substance, you can make the conversion from kilograms to liters for that substance. More » Science Measurements

A kilogram (kg) is a metric unit of mass, and a pound (lb) is an English or imperial unit for force. However, both are frequently used to describe weight, and it is important to know how to convert one to the other. Conv... More » Science Measurements