## UNIT QUANTITY CONVERSIONS

Use the **calculator **below for quick mathematical conversions between various of units of quantity (either by Weight or Volume).

(e.g. for working with prescription **doses**, stock management, container/scoop **sizes**, general **understanding**, etc.)

**1.** Select your desired **Units** from the dropdown.

**2.** Enter a quantity value in the **Amount** field

**3.** Watch conversion to **equivalent values** in all other major units displayed on the right.

**Note:**

The Units are listed smallest to largest.

You can **hover** over each unit symbol to see it’s full name.

**Quick Reference:**

1,000 **mcg** = 1 **mg** = 0.001 **g**

100,000 **mcg** = 100 **mg** = 0.100 **g**

1,000,000 **mcg** = 1,000 **mg** = 1.0 **g**

**4.** Bookmark this page (for handy reference when needed).

**The ‘Weight of The Material’**

(e.g. For Measuring Quantities of **Dry Powder** Ingredients)

**Volume = The ‘Space Occupied’**

(e.g. For Measuring Quantities of **Liquid**, or the Capacity of **Containers** & **Scoops**)

## FURTHER REFERENCE

#### Metric Prefixes

Base 10 | Multiplication Factors | Prefix | Symbol | Short Scale Name |
---|---|---|---|---|

(used in USA, Canada, UK, Australia, South Africa) | ||||

10^{15} | 1,000,000,000,000,000 | peta | P | (Quadrillion) |

10^{12} | 1,000,000,000,000 | tera | T | (Trillion) |

10^{9} | 1,000,000,000 | giga | G | (Billion) |

10^{6} | 1,000,000 | mega | M | (Million) |

10^{3} | 1,000 | kilo | k | (Thousand) |

10^{2} | 100 | hecto | h | (Hundred) |

10 | 10 | deka | da | (Ten) |

1 | 1 | One | ||

10^{-1} | 0.1 | deci | d | (tenth) |

10^{-2} | 0.01 | centi | c | (hundredth) |

10^{-3} | 0.001 | milli | m | (thousandth) |

10^{-6} | 0.000 001 | micro | μ | (millionth) |

10^{-9} | 0.000 000 001 | nano | n | (billionth) |

10^{-12} | 0.000 000 000 001 | pico | p | (trillionth) |