## 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 397.2 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 397.2 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

397.2 g → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 397.2 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 0.3972 kg

The final result is:

397.2 g → 0.3972 kg

We conclude that 397.2 grams is equivalent to 0.3972 kilograms:

397.2 grams = 0.3972 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 2.5176233635448 × 397.2 grams.

Another way is saying that 397.2 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 2.5176233635448 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

397.2 g ≅ 0.397 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately two point five one eight times three hundred ninety-seven point 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)
398.2 grams 0.398 kilograms
399.2 grams 0.399 kilograms
400.2 grams 0.4 kilograms
401.2 grams 0.401 kilograms
402.2 grams 0.402 kilograms
403.2 grams 0.403 kilograms
404.2 grams 0.404 kilograms
405.2 grams 0.405 kilograms
406.2 grams 0.406 kilograms
407.2 grams 0.407 kilograms