Posted by **Sonic** on Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 10:00am.

Which is the best unit for measuring each mass? mg = milligrams g = grams kg = kilograms

a. Amount of spices in a batch of cookies: mg g kg

b. Your mass: mg g kg

c. Mass of 10 pennies: mg g kg

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**SraJMcGin**, Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 10:47am
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is what scientists say:

http://everything2.com/index.pl?node=room%20temperature

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 11:45am
A kg is about 2.2 pounds. Here are the other relations.

The metric system has prefix modifiers that are powers of 10.

A kilogram is 1000 grams

A hectogram is 100 grams

A decagram is 10 grams

A gram is the basic unit of mass

A decigram is 1/10 gram

A centigram is 1/100 gram

A milligram is 1/1000 gram

I hope this helps you come to your own answers. Thanks for asking.

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**ada wong**, Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3:00pm
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