Posted by **bebe** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:25pm.

william wants to known how many kilograms a 1000 gram cantaloupe weighs he converts the measurement and says the melon 1,000,000 kilograms what did he do wrong

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:26pm
first, kilogram is not a measure of weight, it is a measure of mass. Your teacher should know that. Weight is in Newtons.

1000grams= 1kilogram of mass.

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**Steve**, Friday, March 2, 2012 at 10:25am
But the answer is, he multiplied by 1000, instead of dividing by 1000.

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**Nina**, Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:36am
What he did wrong is that William did not multiply

the 1,000-gram by 1.

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