# Metric Unit Conversion

## definition

### Conversion of length

The different units of length conversion charts and their equivalents are given here:

1 kilometre (km)= 1000 m

1 Hectometre (hm) = 100 m

1 Decametre (dcm)=10 Metres (m)

1 Metre (m) = 100 cm = 1000 mm

1 decimeter = 0.1 meter

1 Centimetre (cm)=10 Millimetres (mm)

1 centimeter = 0.01 meter

1 millimeter = 0.001 meter

## definition

### Conversion of weight units

The standard weight units are gram, kilogram, milligram etc.
Now, let's learn about the basic conversion of mass units from one into another.
Some basic conversion of one unit into another is given by :

quintal
metric ton
metric ton quintal

## example

### Multiply and divide weight units

Example
A box contains bags of sugar. The total mass of all bags is kg. What is the mass of each bag in grams?
Solution:-
A box contains bags and total weight of all bags is kg
Then, the weight of each bag is kg
Therefore, weight of each bag in grams is given by
grams.
Hence, mass of each bag is grams.