# Convert Kilogram to Gram (kg to gm)

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Kilogram (abbreviations: kg, or kgm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K") and equivalent to 1/1000 of one gram. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, one gram is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

Gram (abbreviation: gm): is a SI (metric) system unit of mass. Where, at the temperature of melting ice, it is the absolute weight of a volume equal to the hundredth part of a metre cube of pure water.

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## How to Convert Kilograms to Grams

### Example: How many grams are equivalent to 87.21 kilograms?

As;

1 kilograms = 1000 grams

87.21 kilograms = Y grams

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 87.21 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 87.21 * 1000 / 1 = 87210 grams

Answer is: 87210 grams are equivalent to 87.21 kilograms.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into gm:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 65.63 kg

( ii ) 55.53 kg

( iii ) 26.1 kg

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