# How many ounces are in a gram?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 6, 2016

Approximately

#### Explanation:

We can get a rough approximation starting with the facts:

1. One kilogram is about

2. One pound is

3. One kilogram is

So the number of ounces in a kilogram is about

For a much more accurate approximation, start with:

1. One pound is exactly

2. One pound is exactly

So the number of grams in an ounce is exactly:

#453.59237 / 16 = 28.349523125#

The number of ounces in a gram is the reciprocal of this:

#1/28.349523125 ~~ 0.035274#