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### Convert Milligrams to Micrograms

**Conversion of milligrams to micrograms:** Milligrams and micrograms are used to measure the mass. A mass of 1000 micrograms makes a milligram. This article will help you to convert milligrams to micrograms.

Milligrams

Micrograms

**What is Milligram?**

A milligram is a unit of measurement of mass in the metric system that is equal to one thousand of a gram. It’s denoted as ‘mg.’

**Common Usage:**

- Used to measure the mass of a single peanut.
- Used to measure the mass of a toffee.
- Used to measure the dosage of medicines.

**What is Microgram?**

In the metric system, a microgram is one-millionth of a gram. Its denoted as ‘*μg*.’

**Common Usage: **

- Used to measure nutritional values such as vitamins, carbohydrates, etc in various food items.
- Used to measure the dosage of certain medicines.
- Used to measure the presence of certain chemical components in cosmetic products.

**How to convert Milligrams to Micrograms?**

To convert milligrams to micrograms, multiply the given value in milligrams by to get the value in micrograms. As

1 Milligram = 1000 Micrograms

**The formula to convert milligrams to micrograms is given below: **

X mg = X × 1000 μg

where X is the value in milligrams.

**Examples of the conversion of Milligrams to Micrograms.**

**Problem 1:** Convert 10 milligrams to micrograms.**Solution 1:**

Step 1: The given value is 10 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

10 mg = 10 × 1000 μg

= 10000 μg

Therefore, 10 milligrams is 10000 micrograms.

**Problem 2: **Convert 1.2 milligrams to micrograms.**Solution 2:**

Step 1: The given value is 1.2 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

1.2 mg = 1.2 × 1000 μg

= 1200 μg

Therefore, 1.2 milligrams is 1200 micrograms.

**Problem 3: **Convert 69.7 milligrams to micrograms.**Solution 3:**

Step 1: The given value is 69.7 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

69.7 mg = 69.7 × 1000 μg

= 69700 μg

Therefore, 69.7 milligrams is 69700 micrograms.

**Problem 4: **Convert 20 milligrams to micrograms.**Solution 4:**

Step 1: The given value is 20 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

20 mg = 20 × 1000 μg

= 20000 μg

Therefore, 20 milligrams is 20000 micrograms.

**Problem 5: **Convert 50 milligrams to micrograms.**Solution 5:**

Step 1: The given value is 50 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

50 mg = 50 × 1000 μg

= 50000 μg

Therefore, 50 milligrams is 50000 micrograms.

**Milligrams to Micrograms conversion table**

Milligrams (mg) | Micrograms (μg) | Conversion of Milligrams to Micrograms (mg to μg) |

1 Milligram to Microgram | 1000 Micrograms | 1 Milligram is 1000 Micrograms |

2 Milligrams to Micrograms | 2000 Micrograms | 2 Milligrams is 2000 Micrograms |

3 Milligrams to Micrograms | 3000 Micrograms | 3 Milligrams is 3000 Micrograms |

4 Milligrams to Micrograms | 4000 Micrograms | 4 Milligrams is 4000 Micrograms |

5 Milligrams to Micrograms | 5000 Micrograms | 5 Milligrams is 5000 Micrograms |

6 Milligrams to Micrograms | 6000 Micrograms | 6 Milligrams is 6000 Micrograms |

7 Milligrams to Micrograms | 7000 Micrograms | 7 Milligrams is 7000 Micrograms |

8 Milligrams to Micrograms | 8000 Micrograms | 8 Milligrams is 8000 Micrograms |

9 Milligrams to Micrograms | 9000 Micrograms | 9 Milligrams is 9000 Micrograms |

10 Milligrams to Micrograms | 10000 Micrograms | 10 Milligrams is 10000 Micrograms |

11 Milligrams to Micrograms | 11000 Micrograms | 11 Milligrams is 11000 Micrograms |

12 Milligrams to Micrograms | 12000 Micrograms | 12 Milligrams is 12000 Micrograms |

13 Milligrams to Micrograms | 13000 Micrograms | 13 Milligrams is 13000 Micrograms |

14 Milligrams to Micrograms | 14000 Micrograms | 14 Milligrams is 14000 Micrograms |

15 Milligrams to Micrograms | 15000 Micrograms | 15 Milligrams is 15000 Micrograms |

16 Milligrams to Micrograms | 16000 Micrograms | 16 Milligrams is 16000 Micrograms |

17 Milligrams to Micrograms | 17000 Micrograms | 17 Milligrams is 17000 Micrograms |

18 Milligrams to Micrograms | 18000 Micrograms | 18 Milligrams is 18000 Micrograms |

19 Milligrams to Micrograms | 19000 Micrograms | 19 Milligrams is 19000 Micrograms |

20 Milligrams to Micrograms | 20000 Micrograms | 20 Milligrams is 20000 Micrograms |

21 Milligrams to Micrograms | 21000 Micrograms | 21 Milligrams is 21000 Micrograms |

22 Milligrams to Micrograms | 22000 Micrograms | 22 Milligrams is 22000 Micrograms |

23 Milligrams to Micrograms | 23000 Micrograms | 23 Milligrams is 23000 Micrograms |

24 Milligrams to Micrograms | 24000 Micrograms | 24 Milligrams is 24000 Micrograms |

25 Milligrams to Micrograms | 25000 Micrograms | 25 Milligrams is 25000 Micrograms |

26 Milligrams to Micrograms | 26000 Micrograms | 26 Milligrams is 26000 Micrograms |

27 Milligrams to Micrograms | 27000 Micrograms | 27 Milligrams is 27000 Micrograms |

28 Milligrams to Micrograms | 28000 Micrograms | 28 Milligrams is 28000 Micrograms |

29 Milligrams to Micrograms | 29000 Micrograms | 29 Milligrams is 29000 Micrograms |

30 Milligrams to Micrograms | 30000 Micrograms | 30 Milligrams is 30000 Micrograms |

50 Milligrams to Micrograms | 50000 Micrograms | 50 Milligrams is 50000 Micrograms |

100 Milligrams to Micrograms | 100000 Micrograms | 100 Milligrams is 100000 Micrograms |

200 Milligrams to Micrograms | 200000 Micrograms | 200 Milligrams is 200000 Micrograms |

300 Milligrams to Micrograms | 300000 Micrograms | 300 Milligrams is 300000 Micrograms |

400 Milligrams to Micrograms | 400000 Micrograms | 400 Milligrams is 400000 Micrograms |

500 Milligrams to Micrograms | 500000 Micrograms | 500 Milligrams is 500000 Micrograms |

600 Milligrams to Micrograms | 600000 Micrograms | 600 Milligrams is 600000 Micrograms |

700 Milligrams to Micrograms | 700000 Micrograms | 700 Milligrams is 700000 Micrograms |

800 Milligrams to Micrograms | 800000 Micrograms | 800 Milligrams is 800000 Micrograms |

900 Milligrams to Micrograms | 900000 Micrograms | 900 Milligrams is 900000 Micrograms |

1000 Milligrams to Micrograms | 1e+6 Micrograms | 1000 Milligrams is 1e+6 Micrograms |

**Difference between Milligram and Microgram**

Comparison Parameters | Milligram | Microgram |

Definition | A milligram is a unit of measurement of mass in the metric system that is equal to one thousand of a gram. | In the metric system, a microgram is one-millionth of a gram. |

Symbol | mg | μg |

Formula | 1 mg = 1000 μg | 1 μg = 0.001 mg |

Common Usage | Used for measuring the dosage of medicines, the mass of a single peanut, the mass of a toffee, etc. | Used to measure nutritional values such as vitamins, carbohydrates, etc in various food items, to measure the dosage of certain medicines, to measure the presence of certain chemical components in cosmetic products, etc. |

**FAQs on the conversion of Milligrams to Micrograms**

**Is 1000 mcg the same as 1mg?**

Yes, 1000 micrograms are 1 mg.

**Is 100 micrograms the same as 0.1 mg?**

Yes, 100 micrograms are 0.1 mg.

**What is a microgram?**

In the metric system, a microgram is one-millionth of a gram. Its denoted as ‘*μg*.’

**Is 500 micrograms the same as .5 mg?**

Yes, 500 micrograms is 0.5 mg.

**What is bigger mcg or mg?**

mg is a bigger unit of measurement than mcg.

**What’s the difference between milligrams and micrograms?**

1 milligram is equal to one-thousandth of a gram and 1 thousand micrograms and 1 microgram is 1 millionth of a gram and 1 thousandth of a milligram.

**Convert 1.2mg to mcg.**

Step 1: The given value is 1.2 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

1.2 mg = 1.2 × 1000 μg

= 1200 μg

Therefore, 1.2 milligrams is 1200 micrograms.

**Convert 200 mg to micrograms.**

Step 1: The given value is 200 milligrams.

Step 2: To convert milligrams to micrograms, substitute the given values at the required places in the conversion formula.

X mg = X × 1000 μg

Hence,

200 mg = 200 × 1000 μg

= 200000 μg

Therefore, 200 milligrams is 200000 micrograms.

**Related conversion**

References

The SI Base Units

Written by

Rahul LathReviewed by

Arpit Rankwar