How do you convert 1750 g to kg?

1 Answer
Sep 3, 2016

Answer:

#1.75 kg#

Explanation:

In order to figure out the number of kilograms in 1,750 grams, we're going to use dimensional analysis (method that allows you to convert from one unit of measurement to another by cancelling out unwanted units) and the relationship below:

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For questions like this I use the following technique:

#"Quantity Given" xx "Conversion Factor" = "Quantity Sought"#

#color(magenta)("Quantity Given:"# 1750 g

#color(green)("Conversion Factor:"# 1000

#color(purple)("Quantity Sought:"# kilograms

Let's plug in our values:

#1750cancel"g"xx(1kg)/(1000cancel"g")# = 1.75 kg