Math and Arithmetic

# Which is greater 5g or 500mg?

###### Wiki User

###### 2007-05-10 16:54:02

5g is equal to 5000mg so the answer is 5g

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###### Asked in Medication and Drugs

### How many tablets would you need if a doctor ordered 2.5G and there was 500Mg tablets on hand?

Well if one tablet is equaled to 500mg, and you need to get to
2.5g for the order. You'd need approximately 5 pills.
1 Pill @ 500 mg (.5g)
1 Pill @ 500 mg (.5g)
=====1000 mg = 1g
1 Pill @ 500 mg (.5g)
1 Pill @ 500 mg (.5g)
=====1000 mg = 1g + 1g = 2g's
1 Pill @ 500mg (.5g) = 500mg = 1g + 1g + .5g = 2.5g's.