Disclaimer: We've spent hundreds of hours building and testing our calculators and conversion tools. However, we cannot be held liable for any damages or losses (monetary or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with their use. Full disclaimer.
How to convert grams to stone (g to st)
The formula for converting grams to stone is: st = g × 0.000157473. To calculate the gram value in stone first substitute the gram value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 gram in stone we follow these steps:
st = g × 0.000157473
st = 1 × 0.000157473
st = 0.000157473
In other words, 1 gram is equal to 0.000157473 stone.
Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 4 grams to stone is:
- Understand the conversion formula: st = g × 0.000157473
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 4 for g so the formula becomes: st = 4 × 0.000157473
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 4 × 0.000157473 = 0.000629892 st
In summary, 4 grams is equal to 0.000629892 stone.
Converting stone to grams
In order to convert the other way around i.e. stone to grams, you would use the following formula: g = st × 6350.29318. To convert stone to grams first substitute the stone value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 stone in grams we follow these steps:
g = st × 6350.29318
g = 1 × 6350.29318
g = 6350.29318
Or in other words, 1 stone is equal to 6350.29318 grams.
Conversion Unit Definitions
What is a Gram?
Metric System: The gram is part of the metric system, which is a decimal-based system of measurement used internationally. The metric system provides a coherent and standardized approach to measuring various quantities, including mass.
Mass Measurement: The gram is used to measure the mass or weight of an object. It is a unit of mass that is equivalent to one-thousandth of a kilogram (1 gram = 0.001 kilograms). Conversely, one kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams.
Conversion: The gram can be easily converted to other metric units. For example, one gram is equal to 1,000 milligrams or 0.001 kilograms. Similarly, one kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams or one million milligrams.
Symbol: The symbol for grams is "g". For example, a mass measurement of 250 grams would be written as 250 g.
Common Uses: The gram is commonly used in various contexts for measuring the mass of objects. It is widely used in scientific experiments, pharmaceuticals, cooking recipes, food labeling, and everyday weight measurements. It is a practical unit for measuring small to moderate masses.
Subdivisions: The gram is a relatively small unit of mass, and it can be further divided into smaller units for more precise measurements. For example, one gram is equal to 1,000 milligrams or one million micrograms.
International Usage: The gram is universally accepted and used internationally as a standard unit of mass measurement. It is embraced in most countries that have adopted the metric system. Its usage promotes consistency and facilitates communication, collaboration, and compatibility across various fields and regions.
What is a Stone?
Weight Measurement: The stone is used to measure weight. One stone is equal to 14 pounds or approximately 6.35 kilograms. It is a larger unit of weight compared to pounds and kilograms.
Common Usage: The stone is primarily used in the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it is commonly used for personal weight measurement and in some industries for the sale of bulk goods. It is often used in casual conversation, particularly when referring to a person's body weight.
Symbol: The symbol for stone is "st". For example, a weight measurement of 10 stone would be written as 10 st.
Subdivisions: While the stone is commonly used on its own, it can be further divided into smaller units. The most common subdivision of a stone is the pound. One stone is equal to 14 pounds, and each pound is further subdivided into ounces.
Conversion: The stone can be converted to other units of weight. For example, one stone is equal to approximately 6.35 kilograms or 224 ounces. Conversely, one kilogram is approximately 0.1575 stones.
International Usage: The stone is primarily used in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is not as widely adopted internationally, as most countries have transitioned to the metric system, where kilograms and grams are the standard units of weight measurement.
Informal Use: It's important to note that the stone is often used in casual conversation, particularly in the United Kingdom, as a way to discuss personal weight. However, in formal settings and in scientific or technical contexts, the kilogram or gram is generally used.
Grams To Stone Conversion Table
Below is a lookup table showing common grams to stone conversion values.
|Gram (g)||Stone (st)|
|1 g||0.000157473 st|
|2 g||0.000314946 st|
|3 g||0.000472419 st|
|4 g||0.000629892 st|
|5 g||0.000787365 st|
|6 g||0.000944838 st|
|7 g||0.001102311 st|
|8 g||0.001259784 st|
|9 g||0.001417257 st|
|10 g||0.00157473 st|
|11 g||0.001732203 st|
|12 g||0.001889676 st|
|13 g||0.002047149 st|
Other Common Gram Conversions
Below is a table of common conversions from grams to other weight units.
|1 gram in ounces||0.0352739658378695653400833594361 oz|
|1 gram in cups||0.00799008097869636 cup|
|1 gram in teaspoons||0.3835255672141788 tsp|
|1 gram in tablespoons||0.12784099117063638 tbsp|
|1 gram in pounds||0.00220462 lb|
|1 gram in kilograms||0.001 kg|