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This quick and easy calculator will convert Grams (g) to Tonnes (t) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

Quick Reference for Converting Grams to Tonnes

Formula
t = g / 1000000
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Tonnes, divide the number of Grams by 1000 thousand
Grams (g) in 1 Tonne
There are 1000000 Grams in 1 Tonne
Tonnes (t) in 1 Gram
There are 0 Tonnes in 1 Gram

Unit Information

Gram
/ɡram/
Symbol: g
Unit System: SI

What is the Gram?

The gram is a unit of mass (acceptable for use as weight on Earth) and is a multiple of an SI base unit with the symbol g.

Although without a prefix, it actually represents 1/1000 kg. It is the first subdivision of the SI base unit; kilogram and 100 g equals 3.527396195 ounces.

It is the most common unit for measuring ingredients (except liquid) in cooking and purchasing food goods in the world today.

The majority of nutritional values and information is expressed in terms of 'per 100g'.

1 g is roughly equal to the weight of bank note or a pinch of salt.

Tonne
/tʌn/
Symbol: t
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

What is the Tonne?

The tonne is a unit of mass (acceptable for use as weight on Earth) and is a non-SI metric unit. It has the symbol t.

1 tonne is equal to 1000 kg. In the US it is called a metric ton (to avoid confusion with other similarly named units like the short ton, the long ton and the register ton. It is equal to approximately 2204.6 lbs.

Tonne is the correct spelling in England and France although ton is acceptable across the world. Before the establishment as an SI-derivative (or metrication), the ton (or imperial ton) was equal to 2240 avoirdupois pounds (or 20 hundredweight). This is only 16 kg different from the up to date (metric) tonne as we know it today.

A car weighs about a tonne.

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