Is a decagram bigger or smaller then a gram?
i beleve a deca gram is 10 times one gram
Decagram One decagram is 10 grams, one decigram is 1/10 gram One hectogram is 100 gram, one centigram is 1/100 gram One kilogram is 1000 gram, one milligram is 1/1000 gram * * * * * Pedantic correction: Nothing can weigh a decagram because a decagram is a unit for measuring mass, not weight. Mass is NOT the same as weight.
In SI measurements, a whole has no prefix. Getting smaller progressively from the whole, the prefixes go: deci-, centi-, milli-, micro-, nano-, pico-. Getting progressively bigger from the whole, the prefixes go: deca-, hecto-, kilo-, mega-, giga-, tera-. So gram comes first as it is the unit. The others are just multiples of this unit to make the numbers easier.