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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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    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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    But the answer is, he multiplied by 1000, instead of dividing by 1000.

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    What he did wrong is that William did not multiply
    the 1,000-gram by 1.

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    I don't know

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    He multiplied instead of dividing.

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