# How do you convert 6g to kg?

Jan 11, 2017

$\text{6 g}$$=$$\text{0.006 kg}$ or $6 \times {10}^{- 3} \text{kg}$

#### Explanation:

Determine the relationship between grams and kilograms. Determine the two conversion factors.

Relationship

$\text{1 kg"="1000 g}$

Conversion factors.

$\text{1 kg"/"1000 g}$ and $\text{1000 g"/"1 kg}$

Multiply the given number of grams by the conversion factor that has the desired unit in the numerator .

$6 \cancel{\text{g"xx(1 "kg")/(1000 cancel"g")="0.006 kg"=6xx10^(-3)"kg}}$