What does gram mean ? Definition and examples.

A gram is a unit of weight in the metric measurement system that is equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.

1 g = (1/1000) kg or 1 kg = 1000 grams.

The gram is used to measure the weight of things that are really light.


Things in your house that can have a weight of approximately 1 gram

  • 20 drops of water. If you want to see what 1 drop of water looks like, check this site.

  • About one-fourth of a teaspoon of water.

  • A pinch of sugar.

  • About one-fourth of a single grape

  • A paper receipt handed to you by a cashier.

  • About 35 grains of rice depends on the size.

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