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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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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

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