# ››Convert kilogram to centigram

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How many kilograms in 1 centigrams? The answer is 1.0E-5.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 100000 centigrams.
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# ››Definition: Kilogram

The kilogram or kilogramme, (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram. Conversion of units describes equivalent units of mass in other systems.

# ››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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