# Is 5 grams greater than 508 milligrams?

###### September 04, 2016 12:29PM

5 grams is greater than 508 milligrams, since 5 grams = 5000 milligrams

###### September 02, 2016 9:44PM

508 mg is only about half a gram or 10% of 5 g.

###### September 30, 2015 8:46PM

No. To convert from gram to milligram you have to multiply by 1000, since the prefix "milli-" means 1/1000.

###### June 27, 2015 5:57AM

5 grams is bigger than 508 mg.

###### September 06, 2013 5:58PM

The prefix "milli" means a thousandth. So 1 gram = 1000 mg. I am sure you can see that 1000 mg is somewhat greater than 508 mg!

No.

Yes.

###### January 24, 2011 9:07AM

5 grams (=5000 milligrams) is bigger than 508 milligrams.

###### October 19, 2010 12:56AM

508 milligrams = 0.508 gram

5 grams is 884.3% more massive than that.

###### September 09, 2010 12:33PM

5 grams = 5000 milligrams

5 gms > 508 milligrams

###### August 17, 2010 3:26AM

5 g is 5,000mg. That's more than 508mg.

###### April 17, 2010 2:18PM

5 g = 5000 mg. Thus, 5 grams is heavier in weight.

###### October 06, 2009 10:32AM

1 gram = 1000 milligrams so 5 grams = 5000 milligrams which is nearly ten times as great as 508 mg.