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Weight conversion, metric and imperial equivalents and how to convert from one to the other



WEIGHT CONVERSIONS –
METRIC/IMPERIAL

When using recipes you should never mix
measurements.  As this is not an exact science, you should always stick to either the
metric or imperial quantities for ingredients.

Here are some useful conversion charts
for Metric and Imperial followed by the formulae for converting between
the two.

METRIC

UNIT

 

METRIC
EQUIVALENT

 

   IMPERIAL EQUIVALENT

1 milligram (mg)

=

 

=

0.0154 grain

1 gram (g)
        

=

1000 mg

=

0.0353
ounces

1 kilogram (kg)

=

1000 g

=

2.2046
pounds

1 tonne (t)

=

1000 kg

=

0.9842 ton

IMPERIAL

UNIT

 

IMPERIAL
EQUIVALENT

 

METRIC
EQUIVALENT

1 ounce (oz)

=

437.5 grains

=

28.350 g

1 pound (lb)

=

16 ounces

=

0.4536 kg

1 stone (st)

=

14 pounds

=

6.3503 kg

1 hundredweight (cwt)

=

112 pounds

=

50.802 kg

1 ton

=

20 cwt/2240 lbs.

=

1.0161 tonnes

CONVERSIONS

TO
CONVERT

MULTIPLY
BY

Grams
to ounces

0.0353

Grams
to pounds

0.0022

Kilograms
to pounds

2.2046

Kilograms
to tons

0.00098

Tonnes
to tons

0.9842

  

Ounces
to grams

28.35

Pounds
to grams

453.592

Pounds
to kilograms

0.4536

Tons
to kilograms

1016.05

Tons
to tonnes

1.016