# Cookbook:Gram

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The **gram** or **gramme** (old BE), abbreviated **g**, is a unit of weight. It is equal to one thousandth (¹⁄₁_{,}₀₀₀ [0.001]) of a kg. There are 454⁵⁄₁₁ (454.54) **g** per **pound**. Since there are sixteen (16) ounces in a pound, there are 28⁹⁄₂₂ (28.409) g in one ounce. As many recipes have been crudely converted from one system to another, a similarly crude conversion back may yield the original recipe. (Cooking is not rocket science.)

Grams | US customary measure |
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25 | ~1 oz |

28.409 | 1 oz |

30 | ~1 oz |

50 | ~2 oz |

56.81 | 2 oz |

60 | ~2 oz |

75 | ~3 oz |

85.227 | 3 oz |

90 | ~3 oz |

100 | ~4 oz = ~¼ lb |

113.63 | 4 oz = ¼ lb |

120 | ~4 oz = ~¼ lb |

125 | ~4 oz = ~¼ lb |

125 | ¹¹⁄₄₀ (0.275) lb |

150 | ~⅓ lb |

151.51 | ⅓ lb |

225 | ~½ lb |

227.27 | ½ lb |

250 | ~½ lb |

250 | ¹¹⁄₂₀ (0.55) lb |

272.72 | ⅔ lb |

300 | ~⅔ lb |

450 | ~1 lb |

454.54 | 1 lb |

500 | ~1 lb |

500 | 1¹⁄₁₀ (1.1) lb |

900 | ~2 lb |

909.09 | 2 lb |

1000 | ~2 lb |

1000 | 2⅕ (2.2) lb = 35⅕ (35.2) oz |

1000 | ~2¹³⁄₆₄ (2.203125) lb = ~35¼ [35.25] oz |

1000 | ~2¼ (2.25) lb |

1001.42045 | 2¹³⁄₆₄ 2.203125 lb = 35¼ (35.25) oz |

1020.27 | 2¼ (2.25) lb |