The gram is an important unit of mass in the metric system. Gram can be defined as the absolute weight of 1 cubic centimeter of water at 4 °C. Its symbol is "g".

We can say that if a mass of 1 gram undergoes a force of 1 dyne, it will be accelerated at one centimeter per second squared (1 cm/s^{2}).

Non liquid ingredients in cooking is calibrated mainly in grams. We can say that the gram is most often used with food products.

What is the kilogram?

The kilogram is the base unit of mass in the SI system of measurement. It is defined by a cylindrical alloy made of platinum manufactured in 1889 and stored in Saint Cloud. It is called the International Prototype Kilogram.1 kilogram equals 1000 grams.

Gram

What is the gram?

The gram is an important unit of mass in the metric system. Gram can be defined as the absolute weight of 1 cubic centimeter of water at 4 °C. Its symbol is "g".

We can say that if a mass of 1 gram undergoes a force of 1 dyne, it will be accelerated at one centimeter per second squared (1 cm/s^{2}).

Non liquid ingredients in cooking is calibrated mainly in grams. We can say that the gram is most often used with food products.