# How Many Milligrams Are In A Gram?

Milligrams and grams are directly related units of mass and it is very easy to convert milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams.

In order to convert milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams, feel free to use our conversion chart, conversion calculator, but also, learn the relationship between these units.

Just be aware that the "milli (m)" is one of the official unit prefixes in the International System (SI) of Units and means one-thousandth (1/1000 = 1/103 = 10-3). ## Conversion Formulas

Both milligrams (mg) and grams (g) are units of mass, with the following relation between them:

1 gram (g) = 1000 milligrams (mg)

1 milligram (mg) = 1/1000 gram = 0.001 gram (g)

Again, "milli (m)" is one of the official unit prefixes in the International System (SI) of Units and means one-thousandth (1/1000 = 1/103 = 10-3).

Thus, in order to convert mass given in milligrams into the mass given in grams and vice versa, be sure to remember the following formulas:

Mgrams = Mmilligrams / 1000

Mmilligrams = Mgrams * 1000

## Milligrams to Grams and Grams to Milligrams Conversion Examples

Using conversion formulas, it is fairly easy to convert milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams:

### 500 milligrams to grams:

Mass(grams) = 500 milligrams / 1000 = 0.5 g

### 3.675 grams to milligrams:

Mass(milligrams) = 3.675 grams * 1000 = 3675 milligrams

Milligrams and grams are very small amounts measured with very accurate scales, but they are also very often used for measuring foods, food supplements, precious metals, and similar.

For example, one can often find that the human body requires on average 60mg of vitamin C per day, which is:

M = 50 milligrams = 0.05 grams

Or certain recipe requires 2.5 grams of salt, which is:

M = 2.5 grams = 2500 milligrams

etc.

So, when converting milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams, just be sure to multiply and divide with 1000 and that is all.

## Milligrams to Grams and Grams to Milligrams Conversion Calculator

In order to convert milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams, feel free to use this conversion calculator - write the value that You have and click 'Calculate' to convert it:

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## Milligrams to Grams and Grams to Milligrams Conversion Charts

Here is the milligrams to grams and grams to milligrams quick conversion chart to aid You with units' conversions:

 Milligrams Grams 100 0.1 500 0.5 1000 1 5000 5 10000 10 50000 50 100000 100 200000 200 500000 500 1000000 1000

For more values, please, use the conversion calculators, or simply move the decimal point 3 positions to the left (milligrams to grams) or to the right (grams to milligrams).