Online calculator to convert milligrams to decigrams (mg to dg) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Weight or Mass units.
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How to convert mg to dg: Enter a value in the mg field and click on the "Calculate dg" button. Your answer will appear in the dg field.
The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between milligrams and decigrams.
What is a milligram (mg)?
A milligram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for milligram is mg. There are 100 milligrams in a decigram.
What is a decigram (dg)?
A decigram is a unit of mass in the Metric System. The symbol for decigram is dg. There are 0.01 decigrams in a milligram.
Let"s take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.
The formula to convert from mg to dg is:
dg = mg ÷ 100
Next, let"s look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from milligrams to decigrams (mg to dg).
Milligram to Decigram Conversion Example
Task: Convert 250 milligrams to decigrams (show work)Formula:mg ÷ 100 = dgCalculations:250 mg ÷ 100 = 2.5 dgResult:250 mg is equal to 2.5 dg
For quick reference purposes, below is a conversion table that you can use to convert from mg to dg.
Milligrams to Decigrams Conversion Chart
|1 mg||0.01 dg|
|2 mg||0.02 dg|
|3 mg||0.03 dg|
|4 mg||0.04 dg|
|5 mg||0.05 dg|
|6 mg||0.06 dg|
|7 mg||0.07 dg|
|8 mg||0.08 dg|
|9 mg||0.09 dg|
|10 mg||0.1 dg|
|20 mg||0.2 dg|
|30 mg||0.3 dg|
|40 mg||0.4 dg|
|50 mg||0.5 dg|
|75 mg||0.75 dg|
|100 mg||1 dg|
|250 mg||2.5 dg|
|500 mg||5 dg|
|750 mg||7.5 dg|
|1,000 mg||10 dg|
|2,500 mg||25 dg|
|5,000 mg||50 dg|
|7,500 mg||75 dg|
|10,000 mg||100 dg|
|25,000 mg||250 dg|
|50,000 mg||500 dg|
|75,000 mg||750 dg|
|100,000 mg||1,000 dg|
|250,000 mg||2,500 dg|
This table provides a summary of the Weight or Mass units within their respective measurement systems.
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|ounces||oz||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 oz = 28.3495231 g|
|pounds||lbs or lb||US Customary Units/Imperial System||1 lb = 16 oz|
|stones||st||Imperial System||1 stone = 14 lbs|
|short tons (US tons)||T||US Customary Units||1 short ton = 2,000 lbs|
|long tons (Imperial tons)||long tn||Imperial System||1 long ton = 2,240 lbs|
|nanograms||ng||Metric System||1 g = 1,000,000,000 ng|
|micrograms||mcg or μg||Metric System||1 g = 1,000,000 mcg|
|milligrams||mg||Metric System||1 g = 1,000 mg|
|centigrams||cg||Metric System||1 g = 100 cg|
|decigrams||dg||Metric System||1 g = 10 dg|
|grams||g||Metric System||base unit|
|decagrams||dag or dkg||Metric System||10 g = 1 dag|
|hectograms||hg||Metric System||100 g = 1 hg|
|kilograms||kg||Metric System||1,000 g = 1 kg|
|metric tons (tonnes)||t||Metric System||1,000,000 g = 1 metric ton|
|gigagrams||Gg||Metric System||1,000,000,000 g = 1 Gg|
|teragrams||Tg||Metric System||1,000,000,000,000 g = 1 Tg|
Note: For Weight and Mass conversions, US Customary Units and the Imperial System are equivalent.
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