Convert mg to cg, cg to mg - Weight/Mass Conversion
Online calculators to convert milligrams to centigrams (mg to cg) and centigrams to milligrams (cg to mg) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Weight/Mass units.
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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 10 milligrams in a centigram.
What is a centigram (cg)?
A centigram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for centigram is cg. There are 0.1 centigrams in a milligram.
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 ÷ 10
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 from milligrams to centigrams (mg to cg) or converting from centigrams to milligrams (cg to mg).
Milligram to Centigram Conversion Example
Task: Convert 250 milligrams to centigrams (show work) Formula: mg ÷ 10 = cg Calculations: 250 mg ÷ 10 = 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
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 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|
|2,500 mg||250 cg|
|5,000 mg||500 cg|
|7,500 mg||750 cg|
|10,000 mg||1,000 cg|
|25,000 mg||2,500 cg|
|50,000 mg||5,000 cg|
|75,000 mg||7,500 cg|
|100,000 mg||10,000 cg|
|250,000 mg||25,000 cg|
Centigrams to Milligrams Conversion Chart
|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|
|2,500 cg||25,000 mg|
|5,000 cg||50,000 mg|
|7,500 cg||75,000 mg|
|10,000 cg||100,000 mg|
|25,000 cg||250,000 mg|
|50,000 cg||500,000 mg|
|75,000 cg||750,000 mg|
|100,000 cg||1,000,000 mg|
|250,000 cg||2,500,000 mg|
Understanding the Weight/Mass Units
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 g = 1,000,000 mcg|
|milligrams||mg||Metric System||1 g = 1,000 mg|
|centigrams||cg||Metric System||1 g = 100 cg|
|decigrams||dg||Metric System||1 g = 10 dg|
|grams||g||Metric System||base unit|
|kilograms||kg||Metric System||1,000 g = 1 kg|
|metric tons||t||Metric System||1,000,000 g = 1 metric ton|
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