# Convert 5 ag to mcg

In this article I will show you how to convert 5 attograms into micrograms. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 ag to mcg. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Attograms to Micrograms

A attogram is smaller than a microgram. I know that a ag is smaller than a mcg 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 5 attograms into micrograms, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for ag to mcg is:

1 ag = 1.0E-12 mcg

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 ag to mcg by multiplying `1.0E-12` by the number of attograms we have, which is 5.

5 x 1.0E-12 = 5.0E-12 mcg

So, the answer to the question "what is 5 attograms in micrograms?" is 5.0E-12 mcg.

## Attograms to Micrograms Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for ag to mcg:

Attograms (ag) Micrograms (mcg)
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## Best Conversion Unit for 5 ag

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 5 ag.

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 5 ag is attograms and the amount is 5 ag.