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posted by Jaycee .
How many milligrams do you think are in a gram? Explain.
I know 1 gram=1000 milligrams but I don't know how I should explain it

The prefix milli means onethousandth.


1/2

The prifix milli holds the value 103(ten raise to power minus 3).
1 milli gram=1(103)
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