## 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 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 397 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 g → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 397 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 0.397 kg

The final result is:

397 g → 0.397 kg

We conclude that 397 grams is equivalent to 0.397 kilograms:

397 grams = 0.397 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 2.5188916876574 × 397 grams.

Another way is saying that 397 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 2.5188916876574 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 grams is approximately zero point three nine seven kilograms:

397 g ≅ 0.397 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately two point five one nine times three hundred ninety-seven 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 grams 0.398 kilograms
399 grams 0.399 kilograms
400 grams 0.4 kilograms
401 grams 0.401 kilograms
402 grams 0.402 kilograms
403 grams 0.403 kilograms
404 grams 0.404 kilograms
405 grams 0.405 kilograms
406 grams 0.406 kilograms
407 grams 0.407 kilograms