# Grams to Kilograms Formula

Grams, as well as kilograms, are the units used to measure mass. In the metric system, gram or gramme is an SI unit for mass. Gram is abbreviated by the letter 'g'. One kilogram equals 1000 grams. We will use this formula to derive the formula to convert grams into kilograms. Let us study about grams to kilograms formula using solved examples.

## What Is Grams to Kilograms Formula?

The grams to kilograms formula helps to convert a gram measurement into a kilogram measurement, by dividing the weight by the conversion ratio. To convert grams into kilograms we use the grams to kilograms formula:

1 gram = 1/1000 kilograms

Let us see the applications of the grams to kilograms formula in the following section.

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## Examples Using Grams to Kilograms Formula

**Example 1: **Convert 5000 grams into kilograms.

**Solution:**

To find: 5000 grams = how many kilograms?

Now, using grams to kilograms formula

1gram = 1/1000 kilograms

5000 gram = 5000/1000 kilograms

5000 gram = 5 kilograms

**Answer:** 5000 grams = 5 kilograms

**Example 2: **Convert 500 grams into kilograms

**Solution:**

To find: 500 grams = how many kilograms?

Now, using grams to kilograms formula

1gram = 1/1000 kilograms

500 gram = 500/1000 kilograms

500 gram = 1/2 kilograms = 0.5 kilograms

**Answer:** 5000 grams = 1/2 kilograms