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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:

  1. 2000g
  2. 5000g
  3. 3500g
  4. 1205g
  5. 750g

 

Change to grams

  1. 5 kg
  2. 5kg
  3. 298kg
  4. 765kg
  5. 020kg
  6. 07kg

 

See also

VOLUME OF CYLINDER

AREA OF RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLE

PROFIT AND LOSS PERCENT

SIMPLE INTERREST

MONEY: PROFIT AND LOSS

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