Convert 1 w to mlw

In this article I will show you how to convert 1 watts into milliwatts. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 1 w to mlw. They are the same thing!

How to Convert Watts to Milliwatts

A watt is greater than a milliwatt. I know that a w is greater than a mlw because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 1 watts into milliwatts, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for w to mlw is:

1 w = 1000 mlw

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 1 w to mlw by multiplying 1000 by the number of watts we have, which is 1.

1 x 1000 = 1000 mlw

So, the answer to the question "what is 1 watts in milliwatts?" is 1000 mlw.

Watts to Milliwatts Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for w to mlw:

Watts (w) Milliwatts (mlw)

Best Conversion Unit for 1 w

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 1 w.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 1 w is watts and the amount is 1 w.

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