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How to convert milliwatts to gigawatts (mW to GW)
The formula for converting milliwatts to gigawatts is: GW = mW × 0.000000000001. To calculate the milliwatt value in gigawatts first substitute the milliwatt value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 milliwatt in gigawatts we follow these steps:
GW = mW × 0.000000000001
GW = 1 × 0.000000000001
GW = 0.000000000001
In other words, 1 milliwatt is equal to 0.000000000001 gigawatts.
Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 milliwatts to gigawatts is:
- Understand the conversion formula: GW = mW × 0.000000000001
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for mW so the formula becomes: GW = 6 × 0.000000000001
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 0.000000000001 = 6e-12 GW
In summary, 6 milliwatts is equal to 6e-12 gigawatts.
Converting gigawatts to milliwatts
In order to convert the other way around i.e. gigawatts to milliwatts, you would use the following formula: mW = GW × 1000000000000. To convert gigawatts to milliwatts first substitute the gigawatt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 gigawatt in milliwatts we follow these steps:
mW = GW × 1000000000000
mW = 1 × 1000000000000
mW = 1000000000000
Or in other words, 1 gigawatt is equal to 1000000000000 milliwatts.
Conversion Unit Definitions
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Milliwatts To Gigawatts Conversion Table
Below is a lookup table showing common milliwatts to gigawatts conversion values.
|Milliwatt (mW)||Gigawatt (GW)|
|1 mW||1e-12 GW|
|2 mW||2e-12 GW|
|3 mW||3e-12 GW|
|4 mW||4e-12 GW|
|5 mW||5e-12 GW|
|6 mW||6e-12 GW|
|7 mW||7e-12 GW|
|8 mW||8e-12 GW|
|9 mW||9e-12 GW|
|10 mW||1e-11 GW|
|11 mW||1.1e-11 GW|
|12 mW||1.2e-11 GW|
|13 mW||1.3e-11 GW|
Other Common Milliwatt Conversions
Below is a table of common conversions from milliwatts to other power units.
|1 milliwatt in watts||0.001 W|
|1 milliwatt in kilowatts||0.000001 kW|
|1 milliwatt in megawatts||0.000000001 MW|