## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from grams to kilograms is 0.001, which means that 1 gram is equal to 0.001 kilograms:

1 g = 0.001 kg

To convert 1242 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 1242 by the conversion factor in order to get the mass amount from grams to kilograms. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 g → 0.001 kg

1242 g → M(kg)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the mass M in kilograms:

M(kg) = 1242 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 1.242 kg

The final result is:

1242 g → 1.242 kg

We conclude that 1242 grams is equivalent to 1.242 kilograms:

1242 grams = 1.242 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 0.80515297906602 × 1242 grams.

Another way is saying that 1242 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 0.80515297906602 kilograms.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one thousand two hundred forty-two grams is approximately one point two four two kilograms:

1242 g ≅ 1.242 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately zero point eight zero five times one thousand two hundred forty-two grams.

## Conversion table

### grams to kilograms chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from grams to kilograms

grams (g) kilograms (kg)
1243 grams 1.243 kilograms
1244 grams 1.244 kilograms
1245 grams 1.245 kilograms
1246 grams 1.246 kilograms
1247 grams 1.247 kilograms
1248 grams 1.248 kilograms
1249 grams 1.249 kilograms
1250 grams 1.25 kilograms
1251 grams 1.251 kilograms
1252 grams 1.252 kilograms