# Math

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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

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The prefix milli- means one-thousandth.

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http://www.thefreedictionary.com/milli-

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1/2

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The prifix milli holds the value 10-3(ten raise to power minus 3).
1 milli gram=1(10-3)

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