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# Metric, Ounces & Pounds Weight Conversions

How many times have you tried to prepare a recipe only to realize that it needs to be converted from grams to ounces? Do you need to add 10 milliliters of vanilla to a cake batter? If you're math-challenged, don't worry goodcooking.com is here to help! Fortunatly in cooking you don't need to be as precise as a chemist. Rounding up or rounding down to eliminated several decimal points is an accepted method for conversions. No chef or home cook should consider nor even try to measure 28.34952 grams, just round it to 28.5 grams or even consider just 28 grams. Most digital kitchen scales don't measure decimal values of measure weight.

 WEIGHT U.K. / U.S. UNITS METRIC UNITS 1 ounce = 1/16 pound = 28.34952 grams 1 pound = 16 ounces = 453.592 grams 1 milligram = 0.000035274 ounces = 0.001 gram 1 centigram = 0.00035274 ounces = 0.01 gram 1 decigram = 0.0035274 ounces = 0.1 gram 1 gram = 0.035274 ounces = 1.0 gram 1 decagram = 0.35274 ounces = 10 grams 1 hectogram = 3.5274 ounces = 100 grams 1 kilogram = 35.274 ounces = 1000 grams 1 kilogram = 2.204625 pounds = 1000 grams

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