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## How to convert megajoules to joules (MJ to J)

The formula for converting megajoules to joules is: J = MJ × 1000000. To calculate the megajoule value in joules first substitute the megajoule value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 megajoule in joules we follow these steps:

J = MJ × 1000000

J = 1 × 1000000

J = 1000000

In other words, 1 megajoule is equal to 1000000 joules.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 megajoules to joules is:

- Understand the conversion formula: J = MJ × 1000000
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for MJ so the formula becomes: J = 6 × 1000000
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 1000000 = 6000000 J

In summary, 6 megajoules is equal to 6000000 joules.

## Converting joules to megajoules

In order to convert the other way around i.e. joules to megajoules, you would use the following formula: MJ = J × 0.000001. To convert joules to megajoules first substitute the joule value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 joule in megajoules we follow these steps:

MJ = J × 0.000001

M1 = J × 0.000001

MJ = 0.000001

Or in other words, 1 joule is equal to 0.000001 megajoules.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Megajoule?

^{6}joules. The prefix "mega-" signifies a factor of one million, so a megajoule is a large unit of energy, often used in contexts where significant amounts of energy are involved.

### What is a Joule?

^{2}/s

^{2}in terms of mass, length, and time.

## Megajoules To Joules Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common megajoules to joules conversion values.

Megajoule (MJ) | Joules (J) |
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1 MJ | 1000000 J |

2 MJ | 2000000 J |

3 MJ | 3000000 J |

4 MJ | 4000000 J |

5 MJ | 5000000 J |

6 MJ | 6000000 J |

7 MJ | 7000000 J |

8 MJ | 8000000 J |

9 MJ | 9000000 J |

10 MJ | 10000000 J |

11 MJ | 11000000 J |

12 MJ | 12000000 J |

13 MJ | 13000000 J |

## Other Common Megajoule Conversions

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

Conversion | Result |
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1 megajoule in kilojoules | 1000 kJ |

1 megajoule in gigajoules | 0.001 GJ |

1 megajoule in calories | 238845.8966275 cal |

1 megajoule in kilocalories | 238.8458966275 kcal |

1 megajoule in watt hours | 277.77777777778 Wh |

1 megajoule in kilowatt hours | 0.27777777777778 kWh |

1 megajoule in megawatt hours | 0.00027777777777778 MWh |

1 megajoule in btus | 947.08628903179 Btu |