# Calories To Gigajoules Conversion

1 cal = 0.0000000041868 GJ

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## How to convert calories to gigajoules (cal to GJ)

The formula for converting calories to gigajoules is: GJ = cal × 0.0000000041868. To calculate the calorie value in gigajoules first substitute the calorie value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 calorie in gigajoules we follow these steps:

GJ = cal × 0.0000000041868

GJ = 1 × 0.0000000041868

GJ = 0.0000000041868

In other words, 1 calorie is equal to 0.0000000041868 gigajoules.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 4 calories to gigajoules is:

- Understand the conversion formula: GJ = cal × 0.0000000041868
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 4 for cal so the formula becomes: GJ = 4 × 0.0000000041868
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 4 × 0.0000000041868 = 0.0000000167472 GJ

In summary, 4 calories is equal to 0.0000000167472 gigajoules.

## Converting gigajoules to calories

In order to convert the other way around i.e. gigajoules to calories, you would use the following formula: cal = GJ × 238845896.6275. To convert gigajoules to calories first substitute the gigajoule value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 gigajoule in calories we follow these steps:

cal = GJ × 238845896.6275

cal = 1 × 238845896.6275

cal = 238845896.6275

Or in other words, 1 gigajoule is equal to 238845896.6275 calories.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Calorie?

### What is a Gigajoule?

^{9}joules. The prefix "giga-" signifies a factor of one billion, so a gigajoule represents a very large amount of energy.

## Calories To Gigajoules Conversion Table

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

Calorie (cal) | Gigajoule (GJ) |
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1 cal | 0.0000000041868 GJ |

2 cal | 0.0000000083736 GJ |

3 cal | 0.0000000125604 GJ |

4 cal | 0.0000000167472 GJ |

5 cal | 0.000000020934 GJ |

6 cal | 0.0000000251208 GJ |

7 cal | 0.0000000293076 GJ |

8 cal | 0.0000000334944 GJ |

9 cal | 0.0000000376812 GJ |

10 cal | 0.000000041868 GJ |

11 cal | 0.0000000460548 GJ |

12 cal | 0.0000000502416 GJ |

13 cal | 0.0000000544284 GJ |

## Other Common Calorie Conversions

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

Conversion | Result |
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1 calorie in ergs | 41868000 erg |

1 calorie in joules | 4.1868 J |

1 calorie in kilojoules | 0.0041868 kJ |

1 calorie in megajoules | 0.0000041868 MJ |

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 |