One advantage of the metric system is that its units of measure scale by multiples of 10. You just have to memorise the prefices.
In this case "milli-" means 0.001 times. That is, there are 1000 milligrams to the gram.
1000 mg = 1 g
2000 mg = ___ gposted by Graham
oh, wow. Prefices. First time I have ever seen that in writing. Please tell me you wipe your nose with Kleenices!!!posted by Steve
LOL! We can learn a lot from this Aussie!