# Cookbook:Gram

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The gram or gramme (old BE), abbreviated g, is a unit of weight. It is equal to one thousandth (¹⁄,₀₀₀ [0.001]) of a kg. There are 454⁵⁄₁₁ (454.54) g per pound. Since there are sixteen (16) ounces in a pound, there are 28⁹⁄₂₂ (28.409) g in one ounce. As many recipes have been crudely converted from one system to another, a similarly crude conversion back may yield the original recipe. (Cooking is not rocket science.)

Grams US customary measure
25 ~1 oz
28.409 1 oz
30 ~1 oz
50 ~2 oz
56.81 2 oz
60 ~2 oz
75 ~3 oz
85.227 3 oz
90 ~3 oz
100 ~4 oz = ~¼ lb
113.63 4 oz = ¼ lb
120 ~4 oz = ~¼ lb
125 ~4 oz = ~¼ lb
125 ¹¹⁄₄₀ (0.275) lb
150 ~⅓ lb
151.51 ⅓ lb
225 ~½ lb
227.27 ½ lb
250 ~½ lb
250 ¹¹⁄₂₀ (0.55) lb
272.72 ⅔ lb
300 ~⅔ lb
450 ~1 lb
454.54 1 lb
500 ~1 lb
500 1¹⁄₁₀ (1.1) lb
900 ~2 lb
909.09 2 lb
1000 ~2 lb
1000 2⅕ (2.2) lb = 35⅕ (35.2) oz
1000 ~2¹³⁄₆₄ (2.203125) lb = ~35¼ [35.25] oz
1000 ~2¼ (2.25) lb
1001.42045 2¹³⁄₆₄ 2.203125 lb = 35¼ (35.25) oz
1020.27 2¼ (2.25) lb