## 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 493 grams into kilograms we have to multiply 493 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

493 g → M(kg)

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

M(kg) = 493 g × 0.001 kg

M(kg) = 0.493 kg

The final result is:

493 g → 0.493 kg

We conclude that 493 grams is equivalent to 0.493 kilograms:

493 grams = 0.493 kilograms

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilogram is equal to 2.0283975659229 × 493 grams.

Another way is saying that 493 grams is equal to 1 ÷ 2.0283975659229 kilograms.

## Approximate result

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

493 g ≅ 0.493 kg

An alternative is also that one kilogram is approximately two point zero two eight times four hundred ninety-three 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)
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
499 grams 0.499 kilograms
500 grams 0.5 kilograms
501 grams 0.501 kilograms
502 grams 0.502 kilograms
503 grams 0.503 kilograms