Milligrams and grams are two of the common metric units used to measure the mass of an object. In this tutorial, you'll learn about the metric units used to measure mass!

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Further Exploration

Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table.

If you're measuring the length of an object, you can use one of the metric units used to measure length. Follow along with this tutorial to learn about these metric units for length.