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Convert mg to cg, cg to mg

Convert mg to cg

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Convert cg to mg

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How to convert mg to cg : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert mg to cg". Enter a value in the mg field and click on the "Calculate cg" button. Your answer will appear in the cg field.

How to convert cg to mg : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cg to mg". Enter a value in the cg field and click on the "Calculate mg" button. Your answer will appear in the mg field.

Conversion Formulas

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

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between milligrams (mg) and centigrams (cg).

Milligram to Centigram Conversion Example

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

Centigram to Milligram Conversion Example

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

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from mg to cg, and cg to mg.

Milligrams to Centigrams Conversion Chart

milligrams (mg) centigrams (cg)
1 mg0.1 cg
2 mg0.2 cg
3 mg0.3 cg
4 mg0.4 cg
5 mg0.5 cg
6 mg0.6 cg
7 mg0.7 cg
8 mg0.8 cg
9 mg0.9 cg
10 mg1 cg
20 mg2 cg
30 mg3 cg
40 mg4 cg
50 mg5 cg
75 mg7.5 cg
100 mg10 cg
250 mg25 cg
500 mg50 cg
750 mg75 cg
1,000 mg100 cg

Centigrams to Milligrams Conversion Chart

centigrams (cg) milligrams (mg)
1 cg10 mg
2 cg20 mg
3 cg30 mg
4 cg40 mg
5 cg50 mg
6 cg60 mg
7 cg70 mg
8 cg80 mg
9 cg90 mg
10 cg100 mg
20 cg200 mg
30 cg300 mg
40 cg400 mg
50 cg500 mg
75 cg750 mg
100 cg1,000 mg
250 cg2,500 mg
500 cg5,000 mg
750 cg7,500 mg
1,000 cg10,000 mg

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between milligrams and centigrams.

What is a milligram (mg)?

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.

What is a centigram (cg)?

A centigram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for centigram is cg. There are 100 centigrams in a gram.

How many milligrams in a centigram?

There are 10 milligrams in a centigram.

How many centigrams in a milligram?

There are 0.1 centigrams in a milligram.

Understanding the Weight/Mass Units

This table provides a summary of the Weight/Mass units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
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