Full name: carat [metric]
Plural form: carats
Category type: weight
Scale factor: 0.0002
The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 5000 carat [metric].
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Carat (mass) is a unit of mass for gems. It is equal to 0.2 gram. In the United States, carat almost exclusively means the unit of mass.