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Convert mg to kg, kg to mg

Convert mg to kg

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Convert kg to mg

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

How to convert kg to mg : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert kg to mg". Enter a value in the kg 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 kg is:

kg = mg x 0.000001

The formula to convert from kg to mg is:

mg = kg x 1,000,000

Conversion Examples

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

Milligram to Kilogram Conversion Example

Task: Convert 2,450 milligrams to kilograms (show work)

Formula:
mg x 0.000001 = kg

Calculations:
2,450 mg x 0.000001 = 0.00245 kg

Result:
2,450 mg is equal to 0.00245 kg

Kilogram to Milligram Conversion Example

Task: Convert 12 kilograms to milligrams (show work)

Formula:
kg x 1,000,000 = mg

Calculations:
12 kg x 1,000,000 = 12,000,000 mg

Result:
12 kg is equal to 12,000,000 mg

Conversion Tables

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

Milligrams to Kilograms Conversion Chart

milligrams (mg) kilograms (kg)
1 mg0.000001 kg
5 mg0.000005 kg
10 mg0.00001 kg
25 mg0.000025 kg
50 mg0.00005 kg
75 mg0.000075 kg
100 mg0.0001 kg
250 mg0.00025 kg
500 mg0.0005 kg
750 mg0.00075 kg
1,000 mg0.001 kg
2,500 mg0.0025 kg
5,000 mg0.005 kg
7,500 mg0.0075 kg
10,000 mg0.01 kg
25,000 mg0.025 kg
50,000 mg0.05 kg
75,000 mg0.075 kg
100,000 mg0.1 kg
250,000 mg0.25 kg

Kilograms to Milligrams Conversion Chart

kilograms (kg) milligrams (mg)
1 kg1,000,000 mg
2 kg2,000,000 mg
3 kg3,000,000 mg
4 kg4,000,000 mg
5 kg5,000,000 mg
6 kg6,000,000 mg
7 kg7,000,000 mg
8 kg8,000,000 mg
9 kg9,000,000 mg
10 kg10,000,000 mg
20 kg20,000,000 mg
30 kg30,000,000 mg
40 kg40,000,000 mg
50 kg50,000,000 mg
75 kg75,000,000 mg
100 kg100,000,000 mg
250 kg250,000,000 mg
500 kg500,000,000 mg
750 kg750,000,000 mg
1,000 kg1,000,000,000 mg

Conversion Definitions

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

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 kilogram (kg)?

A kilogram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for kilogram is kg. There are 1,000 grams in a kilogram.

How many milligrams in a kilogram?

There are 1,000,000 milligrams in a kilogram.

How many kilograms in a milligram?

There are 0.000001 kilograms 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