Struggling to make sense of your pounds and ounces? Use this handy table when working with measurements to make sure you understand their quantities and abbreviations.

Abbreviation Measurement Equivalent
g gram 1,000 milligrams
1,000,000 micrograms
mg milligram 1/1,000 gram
mcg (µg) microgram 1/1,000,000 gram
kg kilogram 1,000 grams
2.2 pounds
lb pound 0.45 kilograms or 16 ounces
st stone 6.35 kilograms or 14 pounds
oz ounce 28 grams
l litre 1,000 millilitres or 1.76 pints
pt pint 568 millilitres
ml millilitre 1/1,000 litre