# ››Convert gram to centigram

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How many grams in 1 centigrams? The answer is 0.01.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1000 grams, or 100000 centigrams.
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# ››Definition: Gram

a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

# ››Definition: Centigram

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centigram = 10-2 grams-force.

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