
Milligrams to Centigrams
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Convert Centigrams to Milligrams (cg to mg)
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milligrams
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mg  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 
11 mg  1.1 cg 
12 mg  1.2 cg 
13 mg  1.3 cg 
14 mg  1.4 cg 
15 mg  1.5 cg 
16 mg  1.6 cg 
17 mg  1.7 cg 
18 mg  1.8 cg 
19 mg  1.9 cg 
20 mg  2 cg 
How to convert 1 milligram (mg) = 0.1 centigram (cg).
Milligram (mg) is a unit of Weight used in Metric system.
Centigram (cg) is a unit of Weight used in Metric system. Milligrams: A Unit of Weight
Milligrams are a unit of weight that are used in the International System of Units (SI), also known as the metric system. Milligrams are derived from the Latin word mille, which means thousand, and the French word gramme, which means weight. The symbol for milligram is mg.
How to Convert Milligrams
Milligrams can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert milligrams to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:
 To convert milligrams to ounces, divide by 28349.523125. For example, 1000 mg = 1000 / 28349.523125 = 0.035 oz.
 To convert milligrams to pounds, divide by 453592.37. For example, 5000 mg = 5000 / 453592.37 = 0.011 lb.
 To convert milligrams to tons (short), divide by 907184740. For example, 10000 mg = 10000 / 907184740 = 0.000011 ton.
 To convert milligrams to grams, divide by 1000. For example, 2000 mg = 2000 / 1000 = 2 g.
 To convert milligrams to kilograms, divide by 1000000. For example, 3000 mg = 3000 / 1000000 = 0.003 kg.
 To convert milligrams to micrograms, multiply by 1000. For example, 50 mg = 50 x 1000 = 50000 µg.
Milligrams also can be marked as Milligrammes (alternative British English spelling in UK). Centigrams: A Unit of Weight
Centigrams are a unit of weight that are used for measuring small masses, such as coins, jewels, and medicines. Centigrams are also known as hundredths of a gram. The symbol for centigram is cg.
Definition of the Centigram
The centigram is defined as one hundredth of a gram, which is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI). The centigram is also equal to 10 milligrams or 0.01 grams.
The centigram is equal to about 0.000353 ounces or 0.154 grains. The centigram is also equal to about 6.02×1020 atomic mass units or 1.66×1023 kilograms.
How to Convert Centigrams
Centigrams can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert centigrams to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:
 To convert centigrams to ounces, multiply by 0.000353. For example, 10 cg = 10 x 0.000353 = 0.00353 oz.
 To convert centigrams to grains, multiply by 0.154. For example, 5 cg = 5 x 0.154 = 0.77 gr.
 To convert centigrams to tonnes, multiply by 1×108. For example, 20 cg = 20 x 1×108 = 2×107 t.
 To convert centigrams to kilograms, multiply by 1×105. For example, 15 cg = 15 x 1×105 = 0.00015 kg.
 To convert centigrams to grams, multiply by 0.01. For example, 25 cg = 25 x 0.01 = 0.25 g.
 To convert centigrams to milligrams, multiply by 10. For example, 30 cg = 30 x 10 = 300 mg.
Where Centigrams are Used
Centigrams are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where centigrams are used:
 In the fields of jewelry and gemology, centigrams are used for measuring weight, especially for diamonds, pearls, and gold.
 In the fields of medicine and pharmacology, centigrams are used for measuring weight, especially for drugs, vitamins, and supplements.
 In the fields of chemistry and biology, centigrams are used for measuring weight, especially for reagents, samples, and enzymes.
 In the fields of nutrition and dietetics, centigrams are used for measuring weight, especially for calories, carbohydrates, and proteins.
History of Centigrams
Centigrams have a long history that dates back to the late 18th century. Here are some highlights of the history of centigrams:
 The centigram was derived from the gram, which was originally defined as the mass of one cubic centimeter of water at its maximum density of four degrees Celsius in the late 18th century.
 The centigram was part of the metric system that was introduced in France in the late 18th century as a decimalbased system of measurement that was designed to replace the traditional units that varied from region to region.
 The centigram was adopted by many countries around the world as part of the International System of Units (SI) that was established in the mid 20th century as a universal system of measurement that was based on seven base units and several derived units.
 The centigram was also referred to as the hundredth of a gram or the decimilligram in some countries and contexts to emphasize its small size.
Example Conversions of Centigrams to Other Units
Here are some examples of conversions of centigrams to other units of weight:
 1 cg = 0.000353 oz
 1 cg = 0.154 gr
 1 cg = 1×108 t
 1 cg = 1×105 kg
 1 cg = 0.01 g
 1 cg = 10 mg
Centigrams also can be marked as Centigrammes (alternative British English spelling in UK).
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