## 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 172 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 172 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

172 g → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 172 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 0.172 kg

The final result is:

172 g → 0.172 kg

We conclude that 172 grams is equivalent to 0.172 kilograms:

172 grams = 0.172 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 5.8139534883721 × 172 grams.

Another way is saying that 172 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 5.8139534883721 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

172 g ≅ 0.172 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately five point eight one four times one hundred seventy-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)
173 grams 0.173 kilograms
174 grams 0.174 kilograms
175 grams 0.175 kilograms
176 grams 0.176 kilograms
177 grams 0.177 kilograms
178 grams 0.178 kilograms
179 grams 0.179 kilograms
180 grams 0.18 kilograms
181 grams 0.181 kilograms
182 grams 0.182 kilograms