## WEIGHT

The units used for measuring weight are kilogram (kg) and gram (g). 1000 gram = 1kg 1000kg = 1 ton EXAMPLE1 Change to kilogram 2000g to kilogram 1000g = 1kg 2000g = m Cross multiply 1000 × m = 2000 x 1 1000m = 2000 m = 2000 = 2kg 1000 EXAMPLE 2 Change 5kg to grams Solution To change from kg to grams, multiply by 1000 5kg = 5 x 1000 = 5000 grams EXERCISE Change the following to kilograms: 2000g 5000g 3500g 1205g 750g Change to grams 5 kg 5kg 298kg 765kg 020kg 07kg See also VOLUME OF CYLINDER AREA OF RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLE PROFIT AND LOSS PERCENT SIMPLE INTERREST MONEY: PROFIT AND LOSS