# How do you convert g to mg?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Both

The *milligram*. This means that this is

1 gram consists of 1000 mg. So if we want to convert gram to mg, we multiply the amount of gram with 1000.

So for example, 5 grams gives 5000 mg.

In the image below, a stair is drawn with the units. We can see

So if you go to the right down, we have to multiply the number with 10. If you go up, you have to divide it by 10.

To get from

So in one step you can multiply the

For more information check the metric system unit conversion!