Grade 1, Maths Olympiad (CBSE) - Weight 

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Grade 1  |   Maths  |   Weight, Lengths, Weights and Comparisons, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO


Weight is the measurement to determine how heavy a thing is. It is also called as mass.

There are various types of equipment and units to measure mass.

Non Standard unit: Non-standard units are the units which are not frequently used as they bound to change from time to time and from person to person. 

Standard unit: Units which are widely accepted because they remain same over time and from person to person. E.g. gram, kilogram etc

Conversion table

1000 gram1 kilogram
1000 milligram1 gram
100 centigram1 gram
10 decigram1 gram
10 gram1 decagram


Things to remember:

  1. Light objects are measured in milligram or grams. E.g. length of a pencil will be in centimeters.
  2. Heavy objects are measured in kilograms.
  3. Very heavy objects are measures in tonnes.


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