## 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 488 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 488 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

488 g → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 488 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 0.488 kg

The final result is:

488 g → 0.488 kg

We conclude that 488 grams is equivalent to 0.488 kilograms:

488 grams = 0.488 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 2.0491803278689 × 488 grams.

Another way is saying that 488 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 2.0491803278689 kilograms.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that four hundred eighty-eight grams is approximately zero point four eight eight kilograms:

488 g ≅ 0.488 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately two point zero four nine times four hundred eighty-eight 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)
489 grams 0.489 kilograms
490 grams 0.49 kilograms
491 grams 0.491 kilograms
492 grams 0.492 kilograms
493 grams 0.493 kilograms
494 grams 0.494 kilograms
495 grams 0.495 kilograms
496 grams 0.496 kilograms
497 grams 0.497 kilograms
498 grams 0.498 kilograms