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## How to convert calories to ergs (cal to erg)

The formula for converting calories to ergs is: erg = cal × 41868000. To calculate the calorie value in ergs first substitute the calorie value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 calorie in ergs we follow these steps:

erg = cal × 41868000

erg = 1 × 41868000

erg = 41868000

In other words, 1 calorie is equal to 41868000 ergs.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 2 calories to ergs is:

- Understand the conversion formula: erg = cal × 41868000
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for cal so the formula becomes: erg = 2 × 41868000
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 × 41868000 = 83736000 erg

In summary, 2 calories is equal to 83736000 ergs.

## Converting ergs to calories

In order to convert the other way around i.e. ergs to calories, you would use the following formula: cal = erg × 0.00000002390057361. To convert ergs to calories first substitute the erg value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 erg in calories we follow these steps:

cal = erg × 0.00000002390057361

cal = 1 × 0.00000002390057361

cal = 0.00000002390057361

Or in other words, 1 erg is equal to 0.00000002390057361 calories.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Calorie?

### What is a Erg?

^{-7}joules in the International System of Units (SI).

- The energy required to lift a mass of 1 gram a distance of 1 centimeter against gravity.
- The energy of a 10-meter-per-second breeze blowing on a 1-square-centimeter surface area.
- The energy of a single photon of red light.

## Calories To Ergs Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common calories to ergs conversion values.

Calorie (cal) | Erg (erg) |
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1 cal | 41868000 erg |

2 cal | 83736000 erg |

3 cal | 125604000 erg |

4 cal | 167472000 erg |

5 cal | 209340000 erg |

6 cal | 251208000 erg |

7 cal | 293076000 erg |

8 cal | 334944000 erg |

9 cal | 376812000 erg |

10 cal | 418680000 erg |

11 cal | 460548000 erg |

12 cal | 502416000 erg |

13 cal | 544284000 erg |

## Other Common Calorie Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from calories to other energy units.

Conversion | Result |
---|---|

1 calorie in joules | 4.1868 J |

1 calorie in kilojoules | 0.0041868 kJ |

1 calorie in megajoules | 0.0000041868 MJ |

1 calorie in gigajoules | 0.0000000041868 GJ |

1 calorie in kilocalories | 0.001 kcal |

1 calorie in megacalories | 0.000001 Mcal |

1 calorie in watt hours | 0.0011622222 Wh |

1 calorie in kilowatt hours | 0.0000011622222 kWh |

1 calorie in watt seconds | 4.1868 Ws |

1 calorie in btus | 0.0039652608749183 Btu |

1 calorie in electron volts | 26131952590564000000 eV |