Online calculators to convert milligrams to centigrams (mg to cg) and centigrams to milligrams (cg to mg) with additional formulas, examples, and conversion tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between these units.
Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to convert mg to cg or convert cg to mg.
Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.
The formula to convert from mg to cg is:
cg = mg x 0.1
The formula to convert from cg to mg is:
mg = cg x 10
Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between milligrams (mg) and centigrams (cg).
Task: Convert 250 milligrams to centigrams (show work) Formula: mg x 0.1 = cg Calculations: 250 mg x 0.1 = 25 cg Result: 250 mg is equal to 25 cg
Task: Convert 83 centigrams to milligrams (show work) Formula: cg x 10 = mg Calculations: 83 cg x 10 = 830 mg Result: 83 cg is equal to 830 mg
For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from mg to cg, and cg to mg.
|milligrams (mg)||centigrams (cg)|
|1 mg||0.1 cg|
|2 mg||0.2 cg|
|3 mg||0.3 cg|
|4 mg||0.4 cg|
|5 mg||0.5 cg|
|6 mg||0.6 cg|
|7 mg||0.7 cg|
|8 mg||0.8 cg|
|9 mg||0.9 cg|
|10 mg||1 cg|
|20 mg||2 cg|
|30 mg||3 cg|
|40 mg||4 cg|
|50 mg||5 cg|
|75 mg||7.5 cg|
|100 mg||10 cg|
|250 mg||25 cg|
|500 mg||50 cg|
|750 mg||75 cg|
|1,000 mg||100 cg|
|centigrams (cg)||milligrams (mg)|
|1 cg||10 mg|
|2 cg||20 mg|
|3 cg||30 mg|
|4 cg||40 mg|
|5 cg||50 mg|
|6 cg||60 mg|
|7 cg||70 mg|
|8 cg||80 mg|
|9 cg||90 mg|
|10 cg||100 mg|
|20 cg||200 mg|
|30 cg||300 mg|
|40 cg||400 mg|
|50 cg||500 mg|
|75 cg||750 mg|
|100 cg||1,000 mg|
|250 cg||2,500 mg|
|500 cg||5,000 mg|
|750 cg||7,500 mg|
|1,000 cg||10,000 mg|
The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between milligrams and centigrams.
A milligram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for milligram is mg. There are 1,000 milligrams in a gram.
A centigram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for centigram is cg. There are 100 centigrams in a gram.
There are 10 milligrams in a centigram.
There are 0.1 centigrams in a milligram.
This table provides a summary of the Weight/Mass units within their respective measurement systems.
|ounces||oz||US Customary Units/Imperial System|
|pounds||lbs or lb||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 lb = 16 oz|
|stones||st||Imperial System||1 stone = 14 lbs|
|short tons||T||US Customary Units||1 short ton = 2000 lbs|
|long tons||long tn||Imperial System||1 long ton = 2240 lbs|
|micrograms||mcg or μg||Metric System||1,000,000 mcg = 1 g|
|milligrams||mg||Metric System||1000 mg = 1 g|
|centigrams||cg||Metric System||100 cg = 1 g, 1 cg = 10 mg|
|decigrams||dg||Metric System||10 dg = 1 g, 1 dg = 10 cg|
|grams||g||Metric System||1 g = 1000 mg or 100 cg or 10 dg|
|kilograms||kg||Metric System||1 kg = 1000 g|
|metric tons||t||Metric System||1 metric ton = 1000 kg|
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